HOME / Press Box : Media criticism. Don't Fear the Blogger Will somebody please help the Los Angeles Times' David Shaw get a grip? By Jack Shafer|Posted Monday, March 28, 2005, at 10:34 PM Tweet Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Press Box articles. Follow the News and Politics section. Follow stories by Jack Shafer. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Oxford Town, Red Hook, and Every Other Place Bob Dylan’s Ever Sung About, Mapped This Is a Blog Post. It Is Not a “Blog.” New Study Tries, Fails to Show Marijuana Use Is Linked to Crime Jack Shafer was Slate's editor at large. You can follow him on Twitter or email him at Shafer.Reuters@gmail.com. Illustration by Mark Alan Stamaty Click here to load comments.