Houston Chronicle rejects anti-Perry 'Coward' ad

Texas Tribune
Two dozen papers in Texas ran a full-page ad Monday with a picture of Gov. Rick Perry and the word "coward" in large, capital letters; Hearst's Chronicle was the only paper to refuse it. "We were more than happy to run the ad if [the anti-Perry group] changed the headline," says a Chronicle marketing rep.

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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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