YAY! Fictional Journalist of the Day!

CANNONBALL!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS! You’re witnessing a little bit of history here on our little online publ…ca…shun...? Blog? Pet project? … Sure. In any case, we know the last couple of posts have been a little more somber than the average reader (count: 1, thanks Jaxx!) is used to.

So, to remind us to look on the lighter side more often, we’d like to welcome you to the first of what we hope to be a daily thing. Here, you shall all bare witness to …. the first ever Fictional Journalist of the Day! YAY! Right? RIGHT?!

Everyday, we’ll pick one FJOTD that had some impact on us in one way or another, and include a few links on “relevant” news stories to pretend like we know what we’re talking about.

So, and you probably saw this coming, I’d like to ask everyone to please give a round of applause to the one, the only MIISSSTTTTEEERRR ROOOONNNN BBBUUURRRBUUURRRRGANDEEEEE!

Yes, Ron Burgundy. Mr. Anchorman, himself. This selection needs no explanation. A bit played out? Hell yeah! Kinda lame now, especially considering the mail-in jobs Ferrell has been turning in as of late.

However! If you have any doubt about this selection, I have one line, and one line only for you. Mr Burgundy, if you may do the honors:

Now onto the links!

Surprise, surprise. Tribune Co. looks to dump Newsday, everything else — Reuters

A look inside The Onion. It’s not a fake headline. At least, I don’t think so. No, it’s real. Right? — Gelf Magainze via Romenesko

The battle between Media and Web portals. Why can’t they all just get along? Ego, that’s why. — Associated Press

Newspaper editors on mortgage crisis: Don’t look at us! We told you this would happen…kind of, anyway… — Editor & Publisher

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