Less Than A Week In, And Already, The Arrogance Of Power Manifests Itself
Let’s play our favorite game: What do you think the popular reaction would be if President George W. Bush tried to stare down a reporter and intimidate him out of asking a tough question, had his Administration stiff-arm the media concerning the coverage of important events–thus undermining transparency, and had his press office bungle a key off-the-record briefing? I think it is safe to say | Read More »
Patterico Strikes Again
Perhaps the most relentless and determined blogger this side of Beldar, the great and good Patterico has his yearly review of the Los Angeles Times out for your perusal. This is just a guess, but I am thinking that the Times editors are . . . well . . . not happy to have Patterico focus his spotlight on them. Read the post and you | Read More »
For Explanations On Why Newspapers Have Fallen On Hard Times These Days . . .
One need only look at QandO’s demolition job on the New York Times’s effort to pin the blame concerning the current housing and financial crisis on the Bush Administration’s supposedly “hands-off approach to regulation.” As QandO points out, there were a whole host of people to blame on this issue–including Democrats who denied that there were any problems with Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, even | Read More »
Media Bias In The 2008 Presidential Campaign
Mark Halperin says that it got pretty bad and that it benefited Barack Obama tremendously. On balance, I think that Halperin got it right.