On Thursday, four journalists for CNN reported: The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to […]
As we try to unravel the whole Manti Te’o/”Lennay Kekua” mystery – is she dead? Is she alive? Does she exist? Was Te’o in on it or is he the biggest rube […]
Mr. Booth goes to the theater, ESPN FC fails to mention that assassination thing: sports "journalism" strikes again
It’s no secret to Chelsea fans that the sporting press, such as it is, does not love us overmuch. Time and again, whether we’re reading a match report or an editorial “analysis” […]
The Good, the Bad and the Butt-Ugly: NYU names its 100 outstanding journalists in the US in the last century
You know how every so often somebody will publish a list of the greatest rock bands in history? Those usually make for interesting reading. Beatles, check. Rolling Stones, check. Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, […]
“My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.” Who said it?
There are a number of problems with science journalism today, and they tend to feed on each other. Decades ago, when the newspaper industry had advertising-driven profit margins in the 10-25% range, […]
“You just pick up a chord, go twang, and you’ve got music.” Who said it?
by Christopher Michel If I could, I’d shake Rupert Murdoch’s hand. Although Murdoch is not exactly my favorite person in the media, his efforts to curb the parasites killing the hosts … […]
Part 2 of a series; Previously: What Bell Labs and French Intellectuals Can Tell Us About Cronkite and Couric The Signal-to-Noise Journey of American Media The 20th Century represented a Golden Age […]
First, just in case you haven’t seen it, please review the video (in three parts). The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Jim Cramer Unedited Interview Pt. 1 […]