Lay Off Copy Editors, Lose Opening Paragraphs

We all make mistakes in journalism -- "first edition of history" and all that -- but sometimes mistakes happen immediately after you lay off a bunch of copy editors.

Or maybe the Chronicle just has a new policy of, in these tough budgetary times, getting rid of lede paragraphs.


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