Ebert: "I got a jolt" from my Esquire portrait, but...

Chicago Sun-Times
"I am not a lovely sight, and in a moment I thought, well, what the hell. It's just as well it's out there. That's how I look, after all," writes Roger Ebert. "Running it that big was good journalism. It made you want to read the article." Chris Jones' piece, he says, was well written. "He's good. You sense the person there. He's not holding his subjects at arm's length." || Tim McGuire: "Jones is a master of creating intimacy without being maudlin."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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