Tribute to Breslin had a memorial service feel

NYTimes.com City Room Blog
Jimmy Breslin was feted by old friends from the New York Daily News and Newsday for nearly two and a half hours on Monday. The 79-year-old columnist "looked amused or incredulous," writes Sewell Chan. "It was hard to tell which."

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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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