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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.

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...

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.

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.