If reporters want to actually engage Sarah Palin in questioning, they should stop pretending her various posts to online social media -- to which no one in the world requires reporters to access or penetrate, anyway -- represents some sort of blockbuster, journalistic "get."
A day after Media Matters revealed that Alex Castellanos' consulting firm is connected to the recent anti-health care reform advertising blitz from America's Health Insurance Plans, CNN has announced that they will disclose Castellanos' ties to the health care industry in future appearances.
Here's a reminder of how now-resigned-from-CNN Lou Dobbs used to bellow on and on about his various persecution complexes, and blustered that "It's just killing the left... that they can't force CNN to fire me."
According to Politico, a "debate" has been "sparked" over the new White House pool rotation. This debate is raging, I'm sure, among the handful of people who are deeply invested in White House pool reporting.
Here's some advice: skip Newsweek's next issue. Read this instead. It's about Afghanistan and Tora Bora, one of the biggest mistakes of the Bush-Cheney era, which Meacham ignores in cherry picking his case for Cheney.
Things are really looking up for Goldman Sachs! Earnings are up and bonuses are booming. And let's not overlook the value of some underreported commodities that the financial firm is trading on -- free passes from the press!
As details emerge, we learn more about how Richard Heene has a thing for hoaxes, which raises the specter that it was the media, not a six-year old child, that was taken for a ride. Not that it matters!