1. Complaining about how they hate listening to the sound of their own voices when transcribing.
2. Waiting in long lines for chopped salad in their local metropolitan areas.
3. Smart takes.
6. Saying they hate Twitter and want to quit it but never actually quitting it.
8. Being “funny” in headlines.
10. Saying “I read you all the time” to someone, having never read anything.
Some PR people being useless or otherwise irritating today. Some days are just like that I guess./ Via
17. Correcting people’s grammar.
19. Spelling it “hed,” “dek,” and “lede” in part just to feel cool.
21. Congratulating people on their new jobs on Twitter.
Congrats to [journalist friend] on [his/her] new job at [respectable media organization]!/ Via
26. Secretly being obsessed with their Klout scores.
(To the point that they’ll publish screencaps of theirs in blog posts.)
- Dylann Roof wants to plead guilty to the charges against him in the Charleston church shooting, his attorney said, but a judge entered a not guilty plea for him on Friday.
- Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city to host both the summer and winter games.