From last week: Zeldman says Show, don't sell when you're trying persuade bosses to use standards-compliant designs. Great reading.
Similarly, today the World Wide Web Consortium published a reader-friendly article, My Web site is standard! And yours? It includes a valuable set of rebuttals to common skeptical comments such as "I don't care about accessibility. People with disabilities are not in my target audience."
Mario Garcia examines newspapers' use of italics in this week's Eyes on the News. I once read somewhere that italics are a definite no-no in Web design because some Mac browsers render them illegibly.