Fly on the Wall 1522 

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It's not hard to troll the mighty-white Tennessee legislature.

It can't quite bring itself to denounce white supremacy but can always rise to the occasion of punishing a majority African-American city for removing the public statue of a slave trader, Grand Wizard, and Confederate general.

How can it still be so richly satisfying?

Hats off to the author of this Wikipedia edit for Tennessee's legislature stating, "We got tricked by a city we hate and now we're mad." While Wikipedia has removed your fine work, let it always be remembered.

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Dammit, Gannett

An article last week announced the sale of The Commercial Appeal's Beale Street parking lot and plans to move business operations to a new location.

But it also described Memphis' traditional newspaper of record as something other than a newspaper. According to the article, The Commercial Appeal is "an online news organization that continues to publish a daily, morning newspaper."

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TV Typos

WREG reported that "High Schools Ran By Willie Herenton Will Close June 30th." Here's hoping the cutline wasn't written by a student.

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