Times deputy managing editor Jonathan Landman is so excited about the Nytimes.com's Thanksgiving Times topic page that, in a recently circulated letter to the troops, he couldn't help but rub it in the tryptophan-hating face of rival Rupert Murdoch.
Way back in 2005, somebody wrote a terrific story about easy ways to cook the Thanksgiving turkey. Somebody else wrote a wonderful headline: "The Pilgrims Didn't Brine." And what happened? It turned into fish wrap. Sure, it lurked in some obscure electronic corner on the web, but who'd ever find it? Until now. Because now we can proudly introduce The Thanksgiving Day Topic Page ...Hey Murdoch! How's that Dow Jones Thanksgiving page coming along?How you like them apple crisps, Rupe?