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Entries by Rob Fishman from 03/2009

The Media Drops to Its Knees for Ex-Bankers

| Posted 03.04.2009 | Media

For so many years, financial types from Madoff down proclaimed to be doing something, when in fact they were doing nothing. And now that they're actually doing nothing, the media thinks that's something.

The American Nightmare

| Posted 03.24.2009 | Business

Of all the misdeeds carried out on the southern tip of Manhattan over the last decade, perhaps Wall Street's greatest fraud was to arrogate the very meaning of the American Dream.

My Mother, the Future of Journalism

| Posted 03.31.2009 | Media

The problem with online journalism is that the parts are weaker than the aspirational whole. Handouts, hobbyists and hired guns can fill short-term voids, but the dilemma of modern journalism, in the long run, remains.