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Question: Would You Call Brand X “Infamous”

Item: Commissioners deny Chateau: Developer contemplating lawsuits against county/Marc Stewart, Coeur d’Alene Press

Curious Paragraph: Moments after the ruling, Geraldine Kirk-Hughes, the Las Vegas developer behind the project, confronted Commissioner Todd Tondee to complain about the fairness of the process. The brief conversation ended and she then strongly criticized the county and called The Press “infamous” when approached to be interviewed.

Question: Is “infamous” (Webster’s: “having a very bad reputation; notorious; in disgrace or dishonor”) the word you’d use for the Coeur d’Alene Press? Or would you use something else?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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