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Entries by Jonathan Weiler from 01/2012

The New York Times, Truth Vigilantes, Stenographic Journalism and the One Percent

| Posted 01.15.2012 | Media

Though the overwhelmingly negative response to Brisbane was warranted, the episode itself illustrates the degree to which major political forces have already succeeded in bending the mainstream media to its will.

Mitt Romney and the Politics of Envy

| Posted 01.26.2012 | Politics

If you can't see the well-coiffed world that Romney sees through his rose-tinted glasses, the least you can do is keep it to yourself. Like Richie Rich, Mitt Romney is the poor little rich boy, unfairly maligned merely because he's better than you are.