P-D Editor Fires Back at Eden

august 2, 2002  09:56 am
Doug Clifton, editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, says a recent Cleveland Free Times column "can charitably be called a total fabrication." David Eden, editor in chief of the Free Times, had written that Plain Dealer "Publisher Alex Machaskee offered up [Auxiliary Bishop James] Quinn's head on a platter to Clevelanders as a smokescreen to save the neck of Bishop Anthony Pilla, a man he favors." Not so, Clifton says.