Category: Journalism

Christopher Hitchens Dead: A Real Character With A Gift

Christopher Hitchens Dead: A Real Character With A Gift
Chistopher Hitchens was one of those journalists who you either loved or hated. I have to admit, though, he was one son-of-a-gun that I really enjoyed reading. It didn’t matter if I agreed with him or not because either way I was going to walk away thinking about whatever piece he wrote in some other... Read more »

Hyper Sexual Disorder? Just Another Term For Celebrity Behaving Badly!

Hyper Sexual Disorder? Just Another Term For Celebrity Behaving Badly!
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s scandal has generated quite a media buzz these days, but whenever I hear people trying to explain his actions as being another “psychological condition or addiction,” well excuse me if I can’t stop laughing. However, when I heard that the term, Hyper Sexual Disorder, has slipped into the profession’s latest lexicon – well,... Read more »

Diane Sawyer "Exclusive" Hillary Clinton Interview Offers Zero

Diane Sawyer "Exclusive" Hillary Clinton Interview Offers Zero
The exclusive interview between Diane Sawyer and Hillary Clinton offered the viewers zero except show us network news continues its love fest with the administration and that the anchor smiles a lot. At least the interview continued to show Americans exactly how dysfunctional and inexperienced this administration is. One question that should have been pursued... Read more »
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Secretary of State Clinton Rebukes US TV News Media

Secretary of State Clinton Rebukes US TV News Media
Well, I am glad to see that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton agrees with me on the quality of our TV news media, it sucks. Clinton told a Foreign Relations Committee “Viewership of al-Jazeera is going up in the United States because it is real news.” And I couldn’t agree more. As a... Read more »

Media Keep Missing The Point

Media Keep Missing The Point
To say that the Chicago News Media is conflicted on whether to report the news or spin it has always been a concern with me. Both Chicago Newspapers, the Tribune and Sun-Times go to some length in exposing political corruption. Each paper has an “investigative” or “watchdog” series. And for the most part, their reporters... Read more »