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barnacle

the common name for any of the CRUSTACEAN class Cirripedia, most of which are SESSILE, grow on rocky substrates, and have a CALCAREOUS outer covering.

barnacle

an adult cirripede that lives attached to fixed objects; an aquatic member of the subclass Cirrepedia of the class Crustacea.
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And yet here was Barnicle, who had broken these precepts (or at least mangled them pretty badly) posing with the connivance of MSNBC as a model journalist.
As a commentator for NBC News, Barnicle reported that Sen.
Barnicle, whose tenure at the Globe was plagued by numerous allegations of plagiarism and fabrications, still has a job as a regular contributor to a nightly show at WCVB-TV in Boston (although he's on leave), and the level of his continuing support within the Globe and elsewhere makes it likely he'll find other employment as a journalist.
And now, falling like the blows of a trip hammer, we see CNN and Time Magazine stand accused both of libel and of cowardice at this summer's end--libel by the Pentagon for airing and then retracting the most explosive charges since the My Lai massacre, and of cowardice by the two producers fired by CNN; we see Stephen Glass at The New Republic and Patricia Smith at The Boston Globe exposed as liars and a weeks-long drama in which Mike Barnicle forced The Globe to withdraw a demand for his resignation over a column many thought had been plagiarized and then, a few days later, resigned after being confronted with a 1995 column written without checking the facts.
Dos ilustres columnistas de Estados Unidos, Patricia Smith y Mike Barnicle, de The Boston Globe, andan en la picota por inventarse las citas para que el articulo les cuadrase mejor.
The Lomax/Hurston/Barnicle Expedition, 1935, is a collaboration among John Lomax's son Alan, author-anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston, and folklorist Mary Elizabeth Barnicle to document African-American music and lore in Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas.
A recent Mike Barnicle column in The Boston Globe tells the story of a priest, on leave of absence from the active ministry, who telephoned the cardinal to inform him that he had AIDS.
This has been an amazing year for Peerless and our new financing is a direct result of profitably growing our business by executing our strategic plan," said John Barnicle, President and CEO of Peerless Network.
Andrew Barnicle directs Sierra Jolene, Kyle Coleridge-Krugh,* Paul Turbiak,* Bruce Turk,* Katie MacNichol,* Richard Baird,* and John Nutten.
Johnson asked incredulous host Mike Barnicle.
Steven Small sang beautifully and emotionally in the part of Jesus; and Stephen Barnicle as Pontius Pilate, Pamela Mindell (the conductor of the Children's Chorus) as Ancilla, Kirk Bobkowski as Peter and bass-baritone, Thomas Jones, were all equally fine in their respective roles.