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Roger Ebert attacks Jay Mariotti

Roger Ebert, the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times wrote an open letter to Jay Mariotti, who recently quit the newspaper. This is the opening ...

What an ugly way to leave the Sun-Times. It does not speak well for you. Your timing was exquisite. You signed a new contract, waited until days after the newspaper had paid for your trip to Beijing at great cost, and then resigned with only an email. You saved your explanation for a local television station.

As someone who was working here for 24 years before you arrived, I think you owed us more than that. You owed us decency. The fact that you saved your attack for TV only completes our portrait of you as a rat.

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Source: Rogerebert.com

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