You don't have to watch Fox News if you don't like it. You don't need to read premature speculation about 2016. And you don't have to care about what respondents have answered in the most recent poll. Because American political journalism today is not impoverished. It is abundantly rich.
Now that the WikiLeaks releases have directly sparked a peoples' uprising in Tunisia, which has inspired another in Egypt, surely one would expect key U.S. news organizations to stand for the right to publish classified materials.
August 4 marks Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. May she celebrate it in good health and peace, surrounded by her countless loved ones. As a former colleague, I had the pleasure and privilege of observing Helen in action up close.
Mr. President, you bring a lot of hope to my region, and people are counting on you to make a change for the better and to once and for all bring peace and prosperity to this very troubled part of the world.
Why are most of our journalists less like Edward R. Murrow and more like show ponies? What they really need to do is consider the journalists in other parts of the world where more than a salary is at stake -- they pay with their lives.