Category Archives: media

‘I come to bury Tiger Beat on the Potomac, not to praise it’

And thus it ends at the conclusion of the 2016 Goat Rodeo: FAMILY NEWS: Politico announced a changing of the guard yesterday: CEO Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen (after writing 3,500 Playbooks) will leave Politico FOLLOWING the election to start … Continue reading

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10 Years Too Late

NYTimes: ‘Prosecute Torturers And Their Bosses’ And I would add Judith Miller to that list, but I’m cynical that way. The editorial is pretty spectacular: Since the day President Obama took office, he has failed to bring to justice anyone … Continue reading

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When The NYTimes Goes Godwin…

Wow: Well, he’s got the Hitler vote. The neo-Nazi website, Daily Stormer, was out and proud earlier this week: “Heil Donald Trump — the Ultimate Savior.” …and that’s just the lede. Regular readers know that I try to not fall … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

In which we wonder if anyone in the media knows what he or she is doing. Continue reading

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The 8 Times Stephanopoulos Committed Brazen Acts of Journalism!

In which we express gratitude for the media doing its job, finally. Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two?

The Death of the Media None-too-bright A-list blogger Mickey Kaus quits vanity press The Daily Caller after he is shocked to learn from Tucker Carlson, the hebephrenic TeeVee Dinner heir and owner of that rag that Kaus cannot write anything … Continue reading

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The Networks Deal With It

The Death of the Media, Cont. None of the broadcast networks plan to televise the live announcement of whatever the White House is announcing: The White House is exasperated with the major broadcast networks – ABC, CBS and NBC — … Continue reading

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Both sides…

One of the really interesting reactions to the news that Dancin’ Dave is on the ropes at NBC—to the point that they hired some sort of psychologist to talk to his circle of friends—is the reaction that this is having … Continue reading

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Sooner or later…

…you become the thing that you mocked. It's official: Ezra is leaving the Post. Hoping for the best for him. — Wonkblog (@Wonkblog) January 21, 2014 And Ezra replies: Thanks to the @WashingtonPost for five incredible years. An amazing newsroom … Continue reading

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Lunchtime poll

Pundits are wringing their hands already because the 2016 Goat Rodeo just had another scratch of a rider in Gov. Sammiches epic implosion. The media’s usual horse race looks to be unpredictable, and they are squirming to find someone to … Continue reading

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