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Michael Jackson Media Coverage

Michael Jackson: It's Time For Outlets to Take Responsibility in Covering the Rock Star

Charles Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Thomson

Many are quick to scoff when Michael Jackson's fans speak of a media conspiracy to destroy the star's reputation and I used to scoff with them, but I find it increasingly difficult to explain the apparent bias.

Relying on the Sausage Factory: The Best Way to Enact Health Care?

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

I know to be effective helping the president pass national health care at long last -- which I strongly support -- it would help a little if I understood a little more.

Michael Jackson and Walter Cronkite

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

We have lost all sense of proportion, balance and priority. The comparative response to these deaths can only be considered pathetic.

In a Sense, Abroad Part Trois: Some Final Mutterings on the American Media's Michael Jackson Multi-Network Thanatothon

Steven Weber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steven Weber

Having witnessed as much as I could take of Michael Jackson's star-studded memorial LIVE from the Staple's Center I am now certain there is an afterlife: it's called marketing.

Judith Hill, "Heal the World" Singer

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There was something so chilling about mourning a man in the most public of ceremonies whose great tragedy was that he had never had a private life. Even in death, there wasn't any way for Michael Jackson to walk -- or be driven in a casket -- down the street unnoticed.

Networks Untroubled by Jackson Memorial Ad Losses

Ad Week | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK Some 20,000 people on Tuesday morning filed into Los Angeles' Staples Center to bear witness to Michael Jackson's memorial service, and while...

O'Reilly Debates Michael Jackson & Race: 'You Don't Become An African-American Icon By Bleaching Your Face, Having White Kids' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night Bill O'Reilly voiced astonishment at a Pew study showing black Americans to be much more engaged in the coverage of Michael Jackson's death...

The Importance of Being Michael

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

As stories go, the tragedy of Michael Jackson has everything: death, mystery, celebrity, pop, money, custody, revenge, sex and drugs. You can't blame audiences for being addicted.