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Entries from August 2008

Try Playing it Straight

August 30th, 2008 by admin | 2 Comments

Try Playing it Straight

In watching the MSM lose credibility and the newspaper sector face seriously and steadily shrinking revenues I see them trying to find ways to survive. Like the AP doubling down on agenda driven journalism and MSNBC countering Fox’s shenanigans by jerking viewer’s chains with opinionated journalism from the other side of politics. MSNBC President Phil [...]


Worse Than Boss Tweed

August 27th, 2008 by admin | No Comments

Worse Than Boss Tweed

Sorry about the hiatus in blogging, but my Camry’s timing belt broke and I’ve had my head under the bonnet,  or hood if you prefer – on and off ever since. I found myself thinking about the Edwards scandal and how it differed from the Lewinsky story. The MSM really got caught off guard when [...]


Father Pfleger on Fox

August 11th, 2008 by admin | No Comments

Father Pfleger on Fox

A friend sent me this YouTube clip of Father Pfleger a colleague of Obama pastor Reverend Wright being interviewed by a Fox News reporter in late March after the initial controversy over Reverend Wright had received a lot of negative publicity particularly from Fox. If you are in a hurry, you can get the flavor [...]


Purpose

I propose developing a new media theory as called for by Camile Paglia based on the work of Marshal McLuhan, Norman A Brown, Leslie Fiedler, as well as Eric S Raymond, Glenn Reynolds and others. See the Invitation for fuller information and how you may be able to participate. I want your help just like Linus Torvalds wanted help developing Linux.

Email

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