The Corner


My buddy Dave Mastio is launching a new media company — read about it at He hopes to reinvent the newspaper op-ed page for the 21st century. Some of his features include one-word editorials and “Too Tough for TV,” lists of jokes rejected by late-night comics (these are compiled by occasional NRO contributor Mike Long). If you’re tired of the same old thing on the editorial pages of your hometown paper, you may want to write the editor or publisher and suggest that they check out this new venture.

John J. Miller — John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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