Posts Tagged ‘ Mainstream media ’

Glenn Beck and his rowdy crew

Sep 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs

The 9-12 protest seems to represent an incoherent anger at the government that can’t neatly fit into the media’s left-right paradigm.



“Like a whole other country” … Literally

Apr 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Jason McGill Assistant Editor Much has been made recently about Texas Governor Rick Perry’s comments at the tax day protests, suggesting that Texans may become so fed up with the federal government that they will want to secede from the union.  Of course, the Governor is careful to say that he doesn’t necessarily endorse such […]



Why comics run circles around the media

Mar 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

Jason McGill Assistant Editor Will Bunch at the Huffington Post has written a piece praising Jon Stewart for his incisive skewering of the talking heads at CNBC for their myopic, fascile reporting and fawning interviews while the economy was starting to tank.  It’s easy to feel good about the muckracking at the Daily Show, especially […]