Overheard on the Web, and other Web links From The Herald's Research Editor
Tuesday, December 14, 2004
Following the stories
For those interesting in learning more about the Bernard Kerik story, Joshua Micah Marshall at Talking Points Memo is gathering all the stories and gossip. There's a whole lot more to the ex-NY police commissioner and erstwhile Homeland Security secretary nominee than met the eye, and this one, with tales of ex-wives, affairs, and financial problems as well as involvement in dubious business ventures, has something for everyone.
And, on the sad story of the California reporter who committed suicide last week, Sheila Lennon is collecting links. Gary Webb reported a story for the San Jose Mercury a few years back that tied the CIA to drug money in Central America. Webb may have never recovered from the backlash.
Elisabeth (Liz) Donovan was a Herald librarian for 10 years, and Research Editor for 13 years. She came to The Herald in 1981, following several years at the
Washington Post. She started blogging in 2000, with a news research blog, followed by the blog at Herald.com in 2003. A frequent speaker and writer on news research, she was honored in 2004 by the
News Division of the Special Libraries Association for her contributions to