Are you really looking for a plan to 'save' the U.S. newspaper industry? Here it is.
One of the beautiful things about being "in between jobs" is you have plenty of time to try new things.
Being the 'most powerful' in TV news is like being a six star general in the Romanian army. Nice uniform, but did he say 'Charge!'?
People constantly complain to me about news coverage of criminal cases. "What happened to the presumption of innocence?" they ask at almost every turn. Well, I'm tired of it.
For months until the morning the Twin Towers were hit, it was Gary Condit -- not bin Laden -- who was the most despised man in America.
The worst irony may be that those of us clucking over her excesses also help feed the frenzy of attention that will allow her to cash in on her horribly pathological choices.
Years earlier, right out of college, I was hired to join the team that launched CNN. Visionary Ted Turner had this crazy notion that people would want to watch 24 hours of non-stop news.
We abandoned CNN in the first week of December, the day after it was announced that they were closing down their science, technology and environmental news department.
"American-style capitalism" is having its worst public relations month ever, and the world is questioning the excesses of free-market orthodoxy in the wake of financial meltdown.
I was surprised by the snap polls from CBS and CNN showing a big win for Obama. I don't think McCain ran the table like he wanted, but he did raise his rhetorical game.
If I were to walk the mile from where I live to the studio and take the reins, I would at least threaten to cut out the tongue of any TV host who dares interrupt anyone else.
They say a picture's worth a thousand words. All we're getting is the thousand words. We get Wolf asking Anderson for his opinion on what Candy said to Richard about Katie's report on Fallujah.
We've witnessed the fall from grace of dozens of powerful men before Spitzer, but to imply that deceit, betrayal and arrogance belong strictly within the realm of the masculine sex is both obscene and offensive.
In the few short years since 9/11 and the quiet recommitment to quality news that immediately followed it, we've witnessed hours and hours of airtime being hijacked by relative triviality.
It's time to dig deep. Anderson Cooper and Brian Williams can't just fly into town for a few days and hope to penetrate this morass of local ineptitude and federal obliviousness.