I know what is coming and I have no desire to be anywhere near those that will certainly share in the blame for having left their readers totally unprepared.
How the Wall Street Journal gives journalism a bad name.
The Bush Administration is seeking to undermine legislation that, if passed, would protect journalists and anonymous whistleblowers. A reporter shield law called the Free Flow of Information Act. "I think they want no law at all," said o
The Pentagon said that an Iraqi photographer working for The Associated Press and held by the U.S. military since April was considered a security threat with "strong ties to known insurgents." He declined to elaborate on what that evidence
Untrustworthy and Increasingly Irrelevant the MSM (MainStreamMedia) is loosing audience but are part of a corporate/media/government culture that can't save itself from extiction.
It is sad to watch a once-great company decline. Jobs are sacrificed, historic facilities closed, and an atmosphere of failure and fear usually permeates the surviving operations. When a company needs to sell-off profitable crown jewels
Ten South Florida journalists, including three with The Miami Herald's Spanish-language sister paper, received thousands of dollars from the federal government for their work on radio and TV programming aimed at undermining Fidel Castro's com
A big mistake. I’m referring to what I chose to read with my morning coffee. The choices were back issues of Reason Magazine, Liberty Magazine, The Economist, and the Wall Street Journal...; or the current edition of the Arizona Republic.
Carlotta Gall was curious. It was early December 2002, and Gall, the Afghanistan correspondent for The New York Times, had just seen a press release from the US military announcing the death of a prisoner at its Bagram Air Base.
Peter Lance's third 9/11 investigative work, ‘Triple Cross’ was ‘spun’ and manipulated by National Geographic and the feds attempting to rewrite history. According to Lance, "It was like doing Schindler's List from Hitler's perspecti
[I held off until this was complete; epilog Mon.] Jill Carroll, a freelance reporter for The Christian Science Monitor, was kidnapped by Sunni Muslim insurgents in Baghdad. Over the next 82 days, she was shuttled blindfolded among at least six safe h
Republic Broadcasting Network talk show host and American Free Press reporter Christopher Bollyn was arrested in Chicago in his front yard. Chris wrote many articles on depleted uranium based on interviews with Marion Fulk, Doug Rokke, Leuren Moret
The blogs accused Reuters of distorting the photograph to include more smoke and damage.
We are under full attack now, and it is time to fight. I am not infuriated by the performance of the press so far, but I am disgusted.
Numerous U.S. groups, intellectuals, politicians and media outlets are mobilizing in the United States to back Israel in its ongoing assault on neighboring Lebanon with one main idea to promote – that Israel is always the victim.
The New York Times on Friday received a letter containing a suspicious white powder and a copy of a recent editorial in which the paper defended its coverage of the Bush administration's anti-terrorism programs. Stocks fell
Reporting from Iraq has become one of journalism's most difficult and dangerous jobs. Foreign Policy spoike recently with Rod Nordland, who served Newsweek's Baghdad Bureau Chief for 2 years about the challenge of getting out of the Green Zo
Arabeed and other Palestinian journalists say Hamas is trying to control news coverage. Intimidation tactics compelled some media outlets, such as al-Hurriya, to suspend news coverage. Frightened columnists put down their pens. Hazem Abu Shanab, a
Headline by headline, a trickle of news leaks on Iraq and the anti-terror campaign has grown into a steady stream of revelations, and from Pennsylvania Avenue to Downing Street to Copenhagen, governments are responding with pressure and prosecutions.
Today, President Bush blasted the print media for printing the story of SWIFT. Well, back in 2003, it's Ok for the Weekly Standard to print a story "linking" Hussian with Bin Laden. That information was obtained from a "secret
Wall Street Journal anti-Chavez article is full of its usual lies and distortions.
Following a showdown between a group of superheroes and supervillains in which hundreds of innocent civilians are killed, the government passes the Super-Hero Registration Act, requiring all superheroes to reveal their identities and register as
Why does The Washington Post willingly publish"classifed" information affecting national security? Should Post journalists and others who reveal the government's secrets be subject to criminal prosecution for doing so? These question,
Time magazine must give I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby drafts of articles so the former White House aide can use them to defend himself against perjury and other charges in the CIA leak case, a federal judge ruled. He limited the scope of subpoe
We always suspected we should be careful about who we call and what phones we use, and now we understand why we should be careful.
A senior federal law enforcement official tells ABC News the government is tracking the phone numbers we (Brian Ross and Richard Esposito) call in an effort to root out confidential sources. "It's time for you to get some new cell phones,
A member of the European Parliament said that the White House has pressured journalists not to name certain European countries in their reports about CIA detention practices on the continent.
In January 2006 Stephen Colbert targeted the AP and they decided it would be fun to let him speak at the Whitehouse Journalist Dinner with the President. This story gives you the background.
Gen. Firman Gani, the head of police in Jakarta, scheduled a meeting with publishers to discuss the matter, the BBC reported. Playboy, which had no photos of nudes in its Indonesia edition, was attacked on moral grounds.
"You never stop talking about freedom, which I appreciate, but while I'm listening to you talk about freedom I see you assert your right to tap my telephone, to arrest me and hold me without charges," Harry Taylor told Bush to a chorus