On Helen Thomas–you know, when people are 90 (or 89, actually), they don’t always say what they mean, or mean what they say. If she meant that Israel should be dissolved and […]
The media-reform activist organization, Free Press, has set up a press-bashing site called mediaFail, offering minimal instruction about what constitutes a bad news story versus a good news story. Thus we must […]
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
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 […]
The image at right is a composite of the most recent MODIS satellite image of the spill area in the Gulf of Mexico and a National Weather Service model of the Loop […]
I was heading into work today when I heard someone on NPR talking about the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and the rig’s owners Transocean. Apparently Transocean is trying to limit the company’s […]
The Newspaper Association of America is crowing of late over the growth of audiences at online news websites. Newspaper companies drove record traffic to their websites in the first quarter of 2010, […]
“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.” Who said it?
“It’s absolutely stunning to me, the contempt in which the network holds the audience. The idea that these people have standards is laughable.” Who said it?
“If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.” Who said it?