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Why Does the World Media Love to Hate Israel?

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bradley Burston

Originally appeared on haaretz.com I was just in the States, speaking to members of Ameinu, an organization which, the times notwithstanding, remai...

Six Years into the Iraq War: Can We Still Be a Superpower?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah van Gelder

But if we are clear, now, about the failure of the neoconservative agenda of global dominance, the question remains: How should the U.S. relate to the rest of the world?

Journalism 'Had About Enough' of All This '@#$%&'

Rip Empson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rip Empson

Of late, the traditional media in which Journalism presents itself has been suffering from what some would call a lack of 'identifiable revenue streams' and may soon be forced into early retirement.

American College Reporters See Israel Up Close In The Editors Screened Tomorrow in DC

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Karin Kloosterman

Six university newspaper editors from America visited Israel for the first time last December, and the already planned trip happened to coincide with the first week of the recent Gaza Conflict.

An AIG of conservative enlightenment? Hardly.

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Little Limbaughs throughout the media are taking El Rushbo's cue, lining up, pitchforks in hand, rallying to the defense of the little guys at the bazillion-dollar insurance behemoth.

I Don't Care About AIG's Bonuses

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Where is all the furor over the $12 billion sent over to Iraq as pallets of cash, which then simply disappeared into that trillion dollar rat hole without accounting or explanation?

Ingraham, Coulter: Bullying Is Not OK

Jennifer Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jennifer Donahue

I am also confused, Meghan. Laura Ingraham and Ann Coulter seem to really, really dislike you. We know they disliked your father, but going after you...

Beyond Stem Cells and Global Warming: Media Ignore Bush Administration's Widespread Interference with Science

John W. Delicath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John W. Delicath

The fact that the Bush administration routinely allowed politics to trump science in the policy-making process is well-known and extensively documented. Yet, the media continue to act otherwise.

A Weighty Battle Gets Uglier -- Can We All Be a Little More Sensitive?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

Spring Break has broken out in the political techno-sphere with attractive, blonde women scrapping in unseemly and insensitive ways.

Dittoheads: The Downfall of Newspapers

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Ellis

In an article in the Washington Post conservative columnist, Kathleen Parker, questions whether Rush Limbaugh and his dittoheads have been the cause o...

The Mother of All Analogies

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Earl Pomerantz

The Jon Stewart-Jim Cramer interview itself was a letdown. I don't know what I was expecting. A fistfight, maybe.

What If Jon Stewart, Instead of John King, Interviewed Dick Cheney

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Someone needs to kidnap King and take him to a journalism deprogramming center -- preferably one run by Jon Stewart and his team.

Win-Hold-Lose: How the Pentagon is Already Planning the Next Wars

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Americans get worked up at the thought of an extended, massive ground invasion of foreign lands. That's why the future of war is small, scattered, air-oriented, and covert.

Blamer vs. Cramer: Why Jon Stewart Won the Battle but Might Lose the War

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Randall Amster

Yes, Stewart clearly eviscerated Cramer the other night. Maybe that made some folks feel marginally better about things, but this sort of pistol-whipping palliative (entertaining as it may be) won't in itself turn the tide.

The Horror and Hope of Zimbabwe: Roy Bennett Jailed, Released, and Forgives

Joe Trippi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joe Trippi

I want to thank those who helped put a spotlight on Roy's arrest and helped keep the story alive when so many in the press couldn't be bothered with something happening in Africa.

Has the Internet Killed "The Experience"?

Bobby Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bobby Miller

Why couldn't I have just watched the damn movie and enjoyed the total experience? Why did I have to report my findings to the world before my findings were even complete?

Third Screen: Why I Love Dhani Jones, And You Should, Too

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

I caught up with Dhani Jones to talk about his new and exciting television series, Dhani Tackles the Globe, his love of travel, and more.

Obama To Reporters: "Take Whacks" At Gibbs

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As press were filing out of the Oval Office this afternoon -- after a briefing photo op with President Obama and Paul Volcker -- Mr. Obama asked, "How...

Discomfort Zone

Daniel Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Daniel Menaker

At the end of his "face-off" with Jim Cramer tonight, Jon Stewart said something about hoping that the audience felt as much discomfort watch...

I Hope Rush Limbaugh Fails

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

The president shouldn't waste his valuable time in debating Rush Limbaugh. But I would like to make that offer. Hey Rush, I'll debate you.

The Solution to People Using Blackberrys at Meetings

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
William Klein

Under my proposal, every meeting, conference and company lunch will include one person to make Designated Eye Contact (DEC).

How To Fix American Journalism

Sara Catania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sara Catania

If American journalism is to save itself, it must look to non-profits and universities for funding and support.

Skipping the Issue: Ad Age's Jonah Bloom on the Evolution of Media

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Piers Fawkes

Advertising Age has pulled its March 16 issue. There has been a lot of talk about the decline of print media recently, so PSFK decided to find out more about what's going on internally.

Will Continues Will-Ful Deceit

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Should anyone wonder that the interview that followed his global warming column simply gave Will another podium for his Will-ful deception?

Rush: Still Shovel-Ready After All These Years!

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

Seriously, you've got to love Rush Limbaugh. Here's just a very brief sampling of Rush's grossest hits.