Folks, I’ll be on vacation until the 15th, but The Audit will go on in the meantime.

Audit Manager Dean Starkman will pinch hit as Audit blogger for the next couple of weeks.

Enjoy.

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Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu. Follow him on Twitter at @ryanchittum.