So much for the claim that news anchors in Sweden are called <i>Kronkiters</i>

"On the Media"
That tidbit was in AP's Walter Cronkite obit, but Ben Zimmer discovered that it isn't true. "I think that this is a classic example of an anecdote that's simply too good to check," he tells Bob Garfield. || More transcripts and audio from the latest "OTM."

  • 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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