Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 1, 2012
Andrew Breitbart—New Media Champion – Yes, he was a fearless fighter and a serious media watchdog. That is why we at Accuracy in Media held him in such high regard.
Newspaper Ad Revenues are Falling Over a Cliff – While it has been widely reported that ad revenues, which are the lifeblood of every newspaper, have been falling for years, a new chart from the Newspaper Association of America shows just how much those revenues have fallen, portending an even bleaker future for the industry.
From the Newswire
Conservative publisher Andrew Breitbart dies in LA at 43 – (As mentioned on Rush today) Conservative media publisher and activist Andrew Breitbart, who was behind investigations that led to the resignations of former Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York and former U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod, has died in Los Angeles. He was 43.
Arizona sheriff Arpaio probes Obama’s birth certificate – Arpaio scheduled a news conference Thursday to unveil preliminary results of an investigation, conducted by members of his volunteer cold-case posse, into the authenticity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate, a controversy that has been widely debunked but which remains alive in the eyes of some conservatives.
BLAME BUSH FOR EVERTHING! Obama Administration Refuses to Man-Up About Afghanistan – Even for the most self-aggrandizing administration in American history, Monday saw a new low: White House spokes-child Jay Carney made the breathtaking claim that George W. Bush is responsible for the current mommy-he-touched-my-Koran violence in Afghanistan.