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In a critical condition (3)

A friend in Charlotte, North Carolina, reports that their newspaper, the Observer, has shed two critics, music and movies. With the Los Angeles Times heaving

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In a critical condition (2)

Last night, I went to see Kurt Weill’s Street Scene at the Young Vic, its first UK staging in 20 years which drew chief theatre critics from

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In a critical condition (2)

Last night, I went to see Kurt Weill’s Street Scene at the Young Vic, its first UK staging in 20 years which drew chief theatre critics from

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In a critical condition (1)

There are two reasons why newspapers are getting rid of established critics. The obvious one is that newspaper revenues are caught in a double arm-lock by the internet and

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In a critical condition (1)

There are two reasons why newspapers are getting rid of established critics. The obvious one is that newspaper revenues are caught in a double arm-lock by the internet and

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New kids on the blog

The Observer, a British Sunday newspaper, set up one of those self-fullling propositions today by asking: Critic vs Blog – is the art of criticism under threat

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New kids on the blog

The Observer, a British Sunday newspaper, set up one of those self-fullling propositions today by asking: Critic vs Blog – is the art of criticism under threat

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More eminent members

The newest recruit to the Overture Protection Club (see here) is Valerio Tura, former artistic director of La Monnaie in Brussels, a man who knows

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More eminent members

The newest recruit to the Overture Protection Club (see here) is Valerio Tura, former artistic director of La Monnaie in Brussels, a man who knows

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