Our friend Ubertramp sent along this little video, which certainly provides food for thought: There’s much to empathize with here.
Which came first, network news or public's short attention span?
A principal reason for the decline by half of network evening news ratings is the public’s short attention span. That’s what former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw told CNN’s Howard Kurtz […]
Obama seizes the day with technology proposals
By Martin Bosworth I’ve been critical of Obama’s wide stance recently, as I believe his attempts to be all things to all people have made it difficult to decipher what his governing […]
The future of news: rational business decisions
Begin writing the long-term obituary of the American newspaper — at least for the newspaper envisioned by the Founders as a public service and a significant component of the checks and balances […]
Ad revenues at newspapers: More bad news
Conditions at American newspapers are going to worsen, and there’s a billion reasons why. Because of incompetent or inept or unimaginative top management scared silly by Wall Street profit expectations, you can […]
Who will provide answers to the most basic of questions?
As an inquisitive person trying to survive life relatively unscathed and to leave the world at least a little better off for my presence, I need answers to two fundamental questions: How […]
Pelosi on Bush: “He’s not worth impeaching”
By Martin Bosworth I had the pleasure of subbing in for Sam for a conference call with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today. Although there were a good number of progressive bloggers in […]
Tony Blair whacks the press; the press whacks back: Chill, dudes
In a reversal of the old adage “dance with the one who brought ya,” outgoing British prime minister Tony Blair is taking shots at the press, calling it “a feral beast” â€” […]
WAN 2007, Day 2: The Cartoonist, the Darkest Continent, and The Zuma – a man who would be king
“Why are you suing a cartoonist and what do you hope to achieve?” asked George Brock, president of the World Editor’s Forum, of Jacob Zuma, ex-Deputy President of South Africa and currently […]