Category Archives: Media

The coming bumper-crop of news

My old blogger buddy Jeff Jarvis is trying to figure out what’s happening to the news, and how to inject a little optimism into the business: This Friday, I’m giving a keynote at the University of Texas International Symposium on … Continue reading

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In their own words

Occasionally, we run across someone who claims the New York Time lacks a liberal editorial slant, and we find that bewildering. In the announcement of Gail Collins’ retirement as editor of the editorial pages, the Times acknowledges it: The Times … Continue reading

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Political Punch

Commenting on former President Clinton’s psychic meltdown on Fox News Sunday, MSM figure Jake Tapper finds Clinton is fibbing again. Here’s what Newt Gingrich said about the Osama bombings: “I think the president did exactly the right thing,” said House … Continue reading

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Moving on up

Matt Welch, the man who invented the Warblog, has moved into the Big House with a shiny new job editing the opinion pages at the LA Times. He’s going to be shaping the national political dialog: I’ll be helping shape … Continue reading

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Cost of Fitzgerald investigation

One of the crazy factoids that’s buzzing around the left side of the blogosphere says that Fitzgerald’s investigation into the Joe Wilson matter only cost $723,000. It’s been on Daily Kos and 30 other blogs, and widely used by Air … Continue reading

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Kaus on the Judybats

Mickey Kaus is kind enough to answer the question we posed yesterday on the press obsession with Judy Miller. with six reasons. First on the list echoes what we said yesterday: a) Treason: Miller wasn’t just perceived as in cahoots … Continue reading

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Not getting it

Can somebody please explain to me what’s so all-fired significant about Judith Miller? She’s all the leftwing blogs have talked about for the last week, to the point that their obsession with her has drowned out some truly important things, … Continue reading

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The New Litmus Test

The controversy over Harriet Miers continues, with the Administration desperately trying to shore up support among both moderates like Arlen Specter and conservatives like the Bible crowd and the “victims of liberalism” crowd: In that conversation, which has been the … Continue reading

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Dem coloreds shaw be crazy

The latest excuse for the Katrina media riot is all about race: Times-Picayune Editor Jim Amoss cited telephone breakdowns as a primary cause of reporting errors, but said the fact that most evacuees were poor African Americans also played a … Continue reading

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Little government worked

Big government certainly failed in New Orleans: the levees weren’t in good shape, the evacuation was a disaster, the Red Cross was not permitted to feed the hungry, and FEMA didn’t perform the miracle of driving upon water. But there … Continue reading

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