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Entries by Chez Pazienza from 02/2008

Be Wary, Be Wary, the 10th of February: "A" for Anonymous Wants to Kick Scientology's "S"

| Posted 02.01.2008 | Media

It's kind of satisfying to watch someone turn the tables on Scientology, using the same brand of furtive cloak-and-dagger absurdity to publicly shame an adversary that the church has used for decades.

The Mystery Machine: Why Can't TV News Get Enough of Natalee Holloway?

| Posted 02.08.2008 | Media

In the few short years since 9/11 and the quiet recommitment to quality news that immediately followed it, we've witnessed hours and hours of airtime being hijacked by relative triviality.

Pimp My Riot: In Defense of David Shuster

| Posted 02.10.2008 | Media

Shuster raised a relevant point in an unquestionably crass and injudicious manner, and there's no doubt that he wouldn't challenge, say, Michelle Obama, in the same way.

Say What You Will (Requiem for a TV News Career)

| Posted 02.18.2008 | Media

CNN fired me, and did it without even a thought to the power that I might wield as an average person with a brain, a computer, and an audience.

How to Lose a Job in 13 Days?

| Posted 02.25.2008 | Media

Yesterday morning, CNN U.S. President Jon Klein announced that Ed Litvak -- Executive Producer of American Morning, my former supervisor, the man who fired me two weeks ago -- is resigning.