17 February 2005
The secret life of John Bair
John R. Bair, as BatesLine readers know, has been the official Tulsa World hatchet man: the nastygrams to bloggers and such have come out over his signature.
The Interested-Participant has checked out Bair's background, and reports:
Curiously, a quick look at Google suggests that VP John Bair has moved through the ranks in the TulsaWorld organization, recently holding the position of Circulation Director. As such, it would seem that his experience is better suited for plotting truck routes and delivery schedules rather than confronting the complexities of copyright law.
Not that they'll bust him back to Circulation, of course; it would violate the Peter Principle.