If the future of democracy's news and information is online, then we must ensure everyone is online, and bring technology training, digital literacy and higher quality networks to our local communities.
When Obama weighed in, the Gates story went from newsworthy to explosive. Is this another instance of the media's lopsided priorities, where a debate over health care is overshadowed by a minor police incident?
Dick's progeny didn't fall far from the gnarled, twisted tree. Liz Cheney has unfurled her writhing power-hungry roots, burrowing deep beneath the dirt filled with assorted creepy crawlies to feed her political prospects.
Mr. President, talk to us directly. Tell us again why your election was only the first step, not the culmination, of a genuine movement to change the way we understand power, democracy, and our own roles in those phenomena.
Mediaite.com's Power Grid uses an algorithm to determine the top voices in 12 different media categories. Does the feature inspire a narcissistic-type of journalism, with people trying to game the system?
Democrats have to get over their knee-jerk reaction to being labeled "tax and spenders" by their opposition. If higher taxes for millionaires are the way to pay for healthcare reform, then let everyone know it, and know why.
Cronkite heralded an age that ha fallen by the wayside for ratings. The bitter irony is that the issues are as compelling today as they were fifty years ago, and we hunger for information and commentary that we can trust.