Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 5, 2012
Dear General Dempsey – When I hear someone with your knowledge and your experience talk as if things were moving along nicely with Iran (sanctions are working, the Tehran regime is “rational”), my heart sinks.
Fox Chairman Praises Rachel Maddow’s New Book – Ailes, who has been a hero to conservatives for having the vision to create Fox News and turn the once fledgling cable news network into both a financial and ratings juggernaut, is sure to raise more than a few eyebrows with his pro-Maddow book blurb.
NBC News Expands on Radio at Expense of CNN – CNN, which is fighting with NBC-owned MSNBC for second place in the cable television news ratings, lost one battle this week to their rival when it was announced that NBC News will replace CNN on the radio airwaves starting next month.
Newspapers Digital Future is Bleak – Newspapers will need to get over this culture of “inertia” and become less dinosaur-like in how fast they adapt to change, if they want to avoid extinction.
From the Newswire
Pentagon says military will still air Rush Limbaugh – A Pentagon spokesman says the military’s network will continue to air Rush Limbaugh’s radio program.
Obama focuses on unity, Netanyahu on sovereignty – Netanyahu used a brief, cordial session before the White House cameras to remind his host that Israel will decide for itself how to confront a looming threat that both unites and divides the longtime allies.
AP Exclusive: Obama’s transgender ex-nanny – Once, long ago, Evie looked after “Barry” Obama, the kid who would grow up to become the world’s most powerful man.
Sherriff Arpaio – “I Suspect a Forgery.” Now what? – The American people are now in a Cold War to force a corrupt political-media machine to adhere to the Constitution, restore representative government and save the Republic.