LAST WEEK, Jerome Weeks accepted a buyout offer from The Dallas Morning News beginning Sept 15, rather than work in a severely reduced arts section. Staff employees were told they could write a farewell column but it would have to be OK'd by management first. At any rate, Jerome's farewell column was refused, and thus far no farewell column from any of the 111 people leaving the paper has appeared.
He wants to read for fun again and for pleasure. It's a great column. Click to read what he wrote.