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Bloomberg Businessweek Racist Cover

When the Media Mocks Minorities, Bankers Win

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Economic exploitation can't take place without dehumanization and caricature. It could be argued that the most racist thing about this cover is the culture of exploitation which Businessweek's editors, consciously or unconsciously, served so ably last week.

Friday Talking Points -- When Universes Collide

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The big news in Washington "journalism" circles this week was not the side issue of "did Obama personally come up with the sequester idea?" but the side-side issue of "did Obama personally take Bob Woodward out to the woodshed and beat him mercilessly with a tire iron?" Or something like that...

Jason Linkins

Bloomberg Businessweek Goes Racist-Chic For Housing Bubble Cover | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.28.2013 | Media

Now that Newsweek is out of print, there's a vacuum to be filled in the whole "trollgaze" cover game. Bloomberg Businessweek has apparently decided to...