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April 13, 2012
Jay Rosen on our Media Malaise: Who...
That idea of stories too big to tell, lies too big to take back, an audience hooked on placebos it doesn't believe -- it all makes sense about a malaise...|
March 28, 2008
The News about the News: Jay Rosen
This seems to be the moment in which the death of the American newspaper can be foretold with some authority — by Eric Alterman in this week’s New Yorker; by...|
April 13, 2012
George Scialabba: Media Malaise and this American...
George Scialabba flatters and provokes with a comment on Jay Rosen‘s view of dysfunctional media and the Tony Judt thread of Open Source conversations. George is an independent essayist —...|
April 11, 2012
Tim Snyder and Tony Judt: another narrative...
Timothy Snyder, a rising-star historian at Yale (most recently of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin), is turning up the heat on his friend Tony Judt’s parting sermons about...|
June 14, 2006
Truth, Balance and the News
Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Journalism is not stenography. Jeffrey Dvorkin In our email this morning we found this: …if my e-mail box is any indication,...|
May 2, 2006
Stephen Colbert, Court Jester
Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) The White House Correspondents’ Association invited Stephen Colbert to speak last Saturday. It’s a yearly ritual: the press corps, the administration...|
December 24, 2005
Cursing, and Lighting Candles
October 17, 2005
Getting Judith Miller
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October 3, 2005
Times Select: All the News That's Fit...
Listen to the Show screen grab [3 Oct 05, New York Times] A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times launched Times Select — pitched as “exclusive online access”...|
June 21, 2005
The Downing Street Memo
24 MB MP3 I was asked to go along to a meeting with a friend…and he asked me whether there were still people interested in what had happened with the...|
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