Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times staff are in (partial) revolt. But it’s corporate-owned media that is truly revolting. Here’s a solution: let’s build something better, together.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Can/should a reporter call a candidate on semantic nonsense? Watch this video–in its entirety—and see reporter be reprimanded by Romney press secretary for sticking to his guns. Will this reporter keep his job? Stay tuned.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Iowa is a waste of time (sorry, Iowa friends, nothing personal.) It’s typical of distractions that fill our bandwidth and keep us from focusing on what really matters.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday’s New York Times represented a kind of quiet sea change. A front-page article addressed the quality of intelligence analyses of Iran’s nuclear intentions, against the background of the West’s mounting confrontation with Tehran. Unlike the largely credulous articles written by Judith Miller and others that provided crucial fodder for justifying the invasion of Iraq Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes Those of us in journalism pretty much know the extent to which our field is being decimated by the simultaneous unraveling of the economy and of the journalistic business model. Still, Barbara Ehrenreich’s commencement address at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism is well worth reading. The dean gave me some very strict instructions about Read More