Thursday, February 02, 2006

Term of uninterest

Following up on the discussion we had the other day about "person of interest," one of 2006's proposed banned words, comes this American Journalism Review article that, I think, lays out why it's a lousy term.

Author Donna Shaw puts it well: "Officialy, 'person of interest' means ... well, nothing."

Except, of course, for the "person of interest" who killed himself.


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