iOS app Android app

Yellow Journalism

Yellow Media

Terence Clarke | Posted 09.16.2011 | Media
Terence Clarke

The courts will sort out whether Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation companies have been guilty of the seriously criminal actions of which they are being accused. But there is one other issue that should be kept in mind: high journalistic standards matter.

Why Not Give The Onion A Pulitzer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The Onion, of course, is satire, so their campaign for a Pulitzer is heavily laced with humor. Humorous or not, though, they've got a serious point.

A Politically-Polarized Sesquicentennial

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While we are indeed currently politically divided and somewhat polarized, this is actually our normal state as a nation -- and on the polarization scale, we're nowhere near the "most divided" we've ever been. Far from it.

Purity, Integrity, Inspiration: Possible in 2009 News Online?

Sheila Shayon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sheila Shayon

In 2009, the Christian Science Monitor, a 100 year-old news organization, became the first nationally circulated newspaper to replace its daily print edition with its website.

The Tone of the Debate Sounds... Familiar?

Rich Nadworny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Nadworny

The teabaggers and the angry conservatives sure make a lot of noise these days. And much of the noise is about them making noise. It sure seems like the online channel is a key element in the vitriol.