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Harry Targ : Sleeping Through the News

Talking heads. Image from Today’s Word on Journalism.Sleeping through the news:‘I suppose there is nothing we can do…’ By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / January 3, 2012 While I sleep through some of the news shows hosted by … Continue reading

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MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

Pimp and ho: James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles went undercover at ACORN. But guess what: They weren’t dressed like this!NYT and the ACORN Hoax:Paper won’t admit its mistakes March 11, 2010 Ignoring calls from numerous critics, the New York Times … Continue reading

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MEDIA / Where Were the Watchdogs on Iraq and the Economy?

Were the watchdogs asleep on the job? Photo of Rottie ( “Who me?”) from Dog Infopedia.When the Watchdogs Are Asleep, We All Get Robbed In the wake of the financial collapse, I wonder if the remaining (if relatively low) public … Continue reading

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MEDIA / The Minnesota Recount and the Manufactured ‘Debacle’

Recount (Heaven help us) Florida style. Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn., and Democratic challenger Al Franken. Photo from wdcpix.com, Wikimedia Commons. The news media’s tendency to compare any recount to the “butterfly ballots and hanging chads” made famous during Florida’s 2000 … Continue reading

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