How Will The End Of Print Journalism Affect Old Loons Who Hoard Newspapers? That this comes from the Onion makes it all the better. ..bruce w..
Dana Loesch over at Big Government has a great roundup of the most underreported stories of 2009. Anyone reading this blog is probably familiar with most of the ten (10) stories she lists. Those who rely upon traditional network news (i.e., anything other than Fox) or newspapers are unlikely to be aware of any of [...]
OK, not “back” as in “all new strips”. “Back” as in the complete collection of strips in a series of hardbound volumes (just like “Calvin and Hobbes” and “The Far Side“). I always liked “Bloom County” better than “Doonesbury”; both strips had liberal sensibilities, but Breathed never took himself or his strip as seriously as [...]
From Ace of Spades comes this clip (above) of MS-NBC making a real-time “correction” based on an e-mail from the White House. Upon watching it, my immediate thought was of the scene in “Broadcast News” where Albert Brooks (the brainy but uncharismatic journalist) is feeding background information for a breaking crisis to William Hurt (the [...]
Headline: Obama’s War on Fox News Becomes a Quagmire THE WHITE HOUSE – Despite the President’s promise of a swift and decisive victory, Obama’s War on Fox News has developed all signs of an unwinnable quagmire, making the White House even more isolated in its unilateral attempts to crush the growing media insurgency. As the [...]
Hat tip on the video to Matt Yuen, a long-time friend and fellow PMS Commando (that writeup in from world-famous author (and budding politician) Dan Gookin, another one of the Commandos). You jump out of the same plane together, and you definitely are friends for life . . . however brief that may end up [...]
ITEM: The media, after its years-long fight to be able to photograph the coffins of American servicemen and -women coming home, has now suddenly lost interest: In April of this year, the Obama administration lifted the press ban, which had been in place since the Persian Gulf War in 1991. Media outlets rushed to cover [...]
Remember that old saying about never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel? It applies even more with someone with as solid a ‘net reputation as Michael Yon. The British Media Ops over in Helmand Province (where my nephew, USMC CPL Darren Green, is serving) ended Yon’s embed with the British [...]