Why won't we be chill and engage in a commitment-free non-relationship with a guy who takes voting advice from Russell Brand? Haven't we read the statistics about marrying after 40? Yes, we have. But, perhaps, shockingly, some of us would still rather be happy than be married.
The New York Post is having trouble understanding some basic tenets of democracy, which explains why they found my invitation for you to join us in court for today's important hearing in our stop-and-frisk case "troubling."
Fox News is its ministry of misinformation, the fake jewel of the News Corp. crown, a 24/7 purveyor of flimflam and the occasional selective truth. Look at the pounding they've given Obama's healthcare reform right from the very start.
George Rush and Joanna Molloy's "SCANDAL: A Manual, The Inside Story of America's Infamous Gossip Columnists" (Skyhorse/Norton) is the most fun read I've had all year -- possibly in several years.
The gist of this anonymously-sourced "journalism" is this: that a federal judge's ruling last month -- which said that the NYPD's use of stop and frisk is unconstitutional -- might be responsible for an uptick in gun violence over the last month.
Oh, if only the winds had blown in a new direction we could have enjoyed Weinerdom for years to come.
In an ironic and improbable twist, the scandal may have actually strengthened Weiner's chances of winning the mayoral race.
Myron Rushetzky is very much alive, but the legendary figure he cut in New York City journalism is now a thing of the past because Myron has hung up his telephone for good.
Sure, there are going to be teething problems such as issues with the app or with closed stations, but overall, I've found that it makes my life easier. I'm disappointed by all the haters who are rooting for the system to fail.
Make all the jokes you want. The next mayor of New York City will be Anthony Weiner. The current crop of mayoral candidates is so mediocre that, until Weiner's entry last week, Election Day was on its way to attracting one of the lowest voter turnouts in history.
If there's one thing we can be sure about in the reporting from Boston last week, it's this: We all have a bigger job than ever before in sorting through the torrent of conflicting reports and finding the truth.
With technology continuing to ramp up our ability to transmit news at breakneck speed, along with the public's insatiable need to know something ASAP, the media has been painfully susceptible to rapid-fire misfiring in the race for "breaking news" and ratings.
History shows that if conservative papers weren't subsidized by deep-pocketed owners, they would fail in a free market. By contrast, at least until the current paradigm shift from print to online, newspapers dismissed as "liberal" had generally been thriving -- many of them under publicly owned companies.
In the same week that Pulitzer prizes were announced honoring the finest in American journalism, many in the far-right media worked to set news standards in mindless, awful behavior in the wake of the Boston attack.
The Boston Marathon bombing was a very unhappy déjà vu for all of us involved with the Olympic Park Bombing in 1996. Not only was I conducting a photo shoot in the sound tower where the bomb was placed that night, I was on the crisis team that had to manage the aftermath of the explosion.
In terms of journalism and ethics and common sense, the Post's performance does make you wonder how a news organization, and even one owned by Rupert Murdoch, manages to get a story that wrong?