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Mainstream Media's Decline

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.01.2016 | Media
Peter D. Rosenstein

The media are dumbing down what is presented to readers and viewers to the extent that I'd argue it's bordering on criminal.

Baby Boomer Time Capsule: October 29 - 31

Jane Minogue | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Jane Minogue

On October 29, 1956, The Huntley-Brinkley Report began on NBC and revolutionized television news.

Dan Rather In His Own Voice

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.

News Died This Week

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Francine Hardaway

But both the news and journalist Daniel Schorr died this week. Schorr died peacefully after a long and productive life. The news, however, was murdered. Unworthy commentators destroyed news.

In Bloggo Gravitas: BriWi On SNL, In His Own Words

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Why should Williams cross his fingers and hope his message takes with reporters when he can get it out there himself? He's a blogger, dammit, no man speaks for him!