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Creative Loafing’s slurping of Scott Wagman — and its downward spiral in general

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Last week, Political Whore Wayne Garcia and I got into a minor scrape over my accusation of a bias by Creative Loafing for St. Petesburg mayoral candidate Scott Wagman, whose political consultant is the domestic partner of CL editor David Warner. My accusation began as just a gentle nudge; I left this comment at the end of a story about Wagman receiving Sierra Club’s endorsement: “Lots of stories about Wagman from the paper edited by his consultant’s partner.” Garcia unloaded…

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Creative Loafing Returns

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Yes, that is a subtle jab at The Weekly Planet, which is changing its name back to Creative Loafing. Evidently, the Planet’s staffers endure too many Superman jokes and so they are returning to their original masthead. Of course, the latest title in the Superman movies is Superman Returns, hence Creative Loafing Returns. That sucked didn’t it. What doesn’t suck is the Weekly Planet/Creative Loafing. I only wish there was more content in it, especially more local content. I once…

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