Tag Archives: Electronic Media

Dan Lyons : The Internet Splits in Two

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski speaks to media on net neutrality December 1, 2010 at FCC headquarters in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images.Compromise on net neutrality:The Internet splits in two By Dan Lyons / The Daily Beast … finish reading Dan Lyons : The Internet Splits in Two

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Jonah Raskin : Tina Brown is Blushing Bride

Blushing bride. Image from Weddingstar.READ THIS SKIP THAT:The Daily Beast weds Newsweek By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2010 Mergers of media giants usually attract attention in the media, and for the moment the merger of … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Tina Brown is Blushing Bride

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Jonah Raskin : Class of ’09 Speaks Out on New Media

For four months, from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. every Wednesday, freedom of speech seemed to be alive and well in an old fashioned classroom where students asked questions, talked in small groups and wrote with pens and pencils on … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Class of ’09 Speaks Out on New Media

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BOOKS / Eric Boehlert’s ‘Bloggers on the Bus’

It’s a very fast, entertaining read, and since it focuses (almost) exclusively on the liberal blogosphere it mostly avoids the sense of triumphalism you might get in a more partisan book. By Kevin Drum If you’re interested in the political … finish reading BOOKS / Eric Boehlert’s ‘Bloggers on the Bus’

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A Rush from the Past : The Hammering of ‘Jabber the Nut’

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog (with apologies to Jabba and friends).Rush Limbaugh: The Hammering of ‘Jabber the Nut’ By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / March 15, 2009 See Video from Rush Limbaugh’s 1990 TV talk … finish reading A Rush from the Past : The Hammering of ‘Jabber the Nut’

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Latest on the McCain Hoax : Campaign Role in Sensationalized News

Graphic by Talking Points Memo.McCain Communications Director Gave Reporters Incendiary Version Of “Carved B” Story Before Facts Were KnownBy Greg Sargent / October 24, 2008 See ‘Rick Sanchez Calls Out Media That Fell For “Mutilation” Hoax’ by Sam Stein — … finish reading Latest on the McCain Hoax : Campaign Role in Sensationalized News

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Houston : Media Restricted From Covering Hurricane Ike’s Devastation

Devastation caused by hurricane Ike: media coverage was restricted. Photo from Getty Images.Television reporter Wayne Dolcefino presses Gov. Rick Perry: ‘That is unprecedented and quite honestly not appropriate’By Amanda / September 15, 2008 Yesterday in a local report on KTRK-TV … finish reading Houston : Media Restricted From Covering Hurricane Ike’s Devastation

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SPORT : An Elegy for Skip Carey

Atlanta Braves annuncer Skip Carey kissing a baby. Photo by jeffamandalayla.‘There will be no more Skip Caray to bring me laughs and great baseball announcing in the summers’By Gerry Storm / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2008 Back in … finish reading SPORT : An Elegy for Skip Carey

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Limbaugh : ‘Edwards Might be Attracted to a Woman Whose Mouth Did Something Other Than Talk’

Limbaugh blowing smoke about Elizabeth Edwards: ‘Could it be that she doesn’t shut up?’By J.M. / August 12, 2008 On the August 12 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio show, Rush Limbaugh said of former Sen. John Edwards’ recent disclosure … finish reading Limbaugh : ‘Edwards Might be Attracted to a Woman Whose Mouth Did Something Other Than Talk’

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Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take a Bow

‘Fox News has been busy airing doctored, cartoonish images of New York Times journalists, dubbing Obama hand gestures as “terrorist fist jabs”…’by Eric Boehlert / August 12, 2008 Coveted assignments for presidential debate moderators were handed out last week, and … finish reading Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take a Bow

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