Editors out at Philadelphia magazine, Chicago Reader

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Dan Gross hears that the decision to fire Larry Platt in Philadelphia "was largely due to Platt's history of inappropriate and unprofessional remarks and jokes to his employees, in what closely resembled the behavior of the fictional 'The Office' boss Michael Scott." In Chicago, Reader media critic Michael Miner says of editor Alison True's firing: "I consider this act unfathomable -- a tragic misjudgment by [owner Creative Loafing]." || Read Miner's blog post.

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    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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