Sridhar Pappu says that the young reporters at the New York Times have drafted a memo to management, to improve how the paper treats the youngings, including suggestions like ending "favoritism in the newsroom, develop[ing] transparent procedures for filling open positions, and provid[ing] other amenities for young reporters eager for advancement" - to avoid Jayson Blair like incidents. Jennifer 8. Lee tells Pappu the memo "was more about thoughtfulness than it was about griping." What a novel approach - thoughtfulness versus griping. In a side note, Gothamist enjoys reading Lee, one of the memo's draftters, and loves her middle initial.
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