TIME and the new island

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Oct 4 20:53:10 UTC 2013

If by "TIME" you mean "Time," the news-like magazine, it self-dumbified in the early 1990s. Before that, I enjoyed reading the high-quality of their writing, and I recall that they ran an article about how their articles were used in Korea for teaching good English.

My impression is that they self-dumbified to increase circulation. I stopped paying attention shortly after I wrote them and told them how I pined for the quality they had abandoned. AFAIK, the only quality news magazine we have in the, err, US is the "Economist."

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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On Oct 4, 2013, at 12:16 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> "The land-mass, seen here, is reportedly about 250 ft. _long_."
> The photo is of an object about as nearly perfectly circular as will ever
> be found in nature. How TF can a journal of the supposed "quality" of TIME
> describe a circle as "*long*"?

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