Violent acts against the media are as old as our nation. Perhaps Americans are just not accustomed to seeing the violence because most of them grew up in the second half of the 20th century.
Starting around 2008, the fair media team realized that they were sitting on some valuable information. Hence the birth of the annual new food rollout.
Over the years, former Gawker Editor-in-Chief Alex Pareene has called Donald Trump a “fictional television clown tycoon,” “a living freak show,” and “a weird attention-hungry idiot.”
Plus: more on the NFL’s bad year; and The New York Times’ 2020 Report.
If you think “kids these days” have checked out of interest in the world around them, you couldn’t be more wrong.
Miller is part of a 14-week slate of public radio programming, a lineup that also includes longtime Wisconsin conservative radio host Charlie Sykes.
Missing from the discussion among the nation’s acknowledged journalistic leaders is any prescription of how to better cover Trump.
My take on the highs and lows of Minnesota print, TV and radio journalism.
Let’s begin with the bad news first — and condense the blotter of offenses to a representative few.
The EOAA report painted a picture starkly at odds with what little the public knew at that moment, a public that had an appetite for a lot more clarity on what had actually happened.
Will anything work for those who, frankly, don’t care if what they read and share is true as long as it is weaponized enough to damage the opposition?
Authored by Thomas E. Patterson for Harvard’s Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy, the summation reads like an indictment for mass negligence of American journalism.
Plus: David Simon takes on the porn industry, and more Westworld wonkery.
Two weeks ago, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launched the first of a new generation of weather satellites: GOES-R.
Started by Johnson and John Hinderaker, Power Line has become an influential outpost of conservative opinion-shaping.
If Westworld sounds like yet another attempt to capture the magic of “Lost,” network TV’s last puzzle palace, you’re not too far off.
Among other problems, nontraditional journalism platforms — companies like Facebook — will “always default to the path of least resistance,” says U of M professor Jane Kirtley.
The explanation may very well lie in a combination of things, plus a facet about which I’ve seen no discussion: commercial overload.
American journalists and their heretofore vaunted analytics compatriots were proven all but universally wrong in judging the appeal of Trump to the country’s voters.
Mainstream TV news has all but completely foregone coverage of issues and policy in this year’s presidential race.