If you’re MSNBC, who do you get to provide the anti-FCC net neutrality position for fairness and balance? As usual, while there’s a kerfuffle over major issues I’m down here in the […]
Net neutrality? It’s not complicated, AT&T
AT&T’s new toll-free data plan is a great idea. For AT&T. Everyone else, not so much. It’s been a bit since I’ve written about net neutrality (really, it’s been a while since […]
FCC: Move to digital hasn't improved local news reporting
From the “The Feds Are The Last To Know Department”: The Federal Communications Commission released a study today reporting that an “explosion of online news sources in recent years has not produced […]
Nota Bene #116: Long Live Elena Pavlichenko
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Free Press' mediaFail site a bad idea from a good organization
Read a news story you didn’t like? See a news story you think really sucked? See any news product you believe represents a failure of the American news media (no matter what […]
Obama U-turn on net neutrality? Let's hope so…
A few days ago FCC Chair Julius Genachowski suggested that the administration was seriously considering abandoning the president’s uncompromising pledge to enforce net neutrality. Some suggested at the time that the comments […]
Obama caving on net neutrality? We can no longer believe a word he says, can we?
During the campaign then-candidate Barack Obama kept reminding us that “politics is the art of the possible.” We were encouraged to understand “possible” in the same context as “Hope®” and “Change We […]
How long can volunteers sustain community blogs?
Over the past nearly four years, nearly 2,600 posts have appeared on Scholars & Rogues, almost all researched and written by the 15 folks whose names appear on our writers’ bio page. […]
Who's gonna run the government? Tell us, please. Now.
Yo, Barack! Hey, John! I know you’ve been busy, cruising around the country, giving those same ol’ stump speeches over and over again. (Doncha get tired of that? We sure do.) Park […]
The big story with the least MSM coverage? (Guess again.)
What big story received less overall mainstream media coverage than Dennis Kucinich’s introduction of 35 articles of impeachment against President Bush? What same story of critical impact to our First Amendment rights got even less attention than last week’s Senate Select Committee on Intelligence report confirming that the Bush administration “led the nation to war on false premises”?