Peter Bart Pushes The Envelope–Will Patrick Goldstein Push Back?


Peter Bart’s column tears into The Envelope and spanks LA Times writer Patrick Goldstein for pretty much the same reasons FBLA did:

…The Envelope also runs curmudgeonly stories by the likes of Patrick Goldstein. One of his pieces was headlined “The buzz biz busted.”

Bart also interjects an ugly note of commerce:

Come off it, Patrick. You like all that Oscar hype. Otherwise, how could your newspaper lure potential ad buyers and thus pay your salary?

Bart really plays rough and dirty–imagine mentioning advertising revenue in the same breathe as the Oscars!
FBLA is clutching our perfectly matched Mikimotos.

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