Pro-Lieberman Beltway pundits who whined about progressive bloggers and sounded noisy alarms about the disastrous impact of a Lamont win will have a lot of explaining to do come November.
The papers simply cannot find the space.
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was a really bad guy. But the Bush
Administration's armchair warriors mythologized him into a
self-fulfilling prophecy of insurgent terror.
Compliant coverage of the Iraq War proved the news business is morally
compromised, no longer driven by creative people with something to
tell but by global corporations with something to sell.
The X factor in the midterm elections may well be the English language--specifically, the biased terminology that seeps unchallenged into mainstream media political coverage.
Time magazine's new managing editor has inherited an editorial model that's under siege and a pundit lineup that tilts squarely to the right.
US media coverage of the rise of the Latin American left is an echo of
the Bush Administration's simplistic, knee-jerk rhetoric.
During the run-up to the Iraq War, the nation's leading print and broadcast media could have saved lives if they questioned the Administration's pronouncements. Instead, they were an echo chamber for the White House.
The Winter Olympics are to NBC what icebergs were to the Titanic.
Jingoistic, condescending coverage missed the real drama.
Why is it not bigger news that these infamous Iraqi scientists have been quietly released from imprisonment in Iraq without any charges being brought by their US captors?