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Journalism Archives

March 10, 2014 - Where's the Progressive "News" Channel? by Steve
November 9, 2013 - They Should Have Known by Steve
June 24, 2013 - US Television News is a Danger to the Security of the United States by paradox
January 4, 2013 - Debt Ceiling: The Story is Missing Again by paradox
December 23, 2012 - Another GOP Fraud by Steve
December 8, 2012 - Obama Administration Puffs Out a Cannabis Trial Balloon by paradox
August 16, 2012 - Just Erase The Word by Steve
July 8, 2012 - False Equivalency by Steve
February 22, 2012 - Is Gallup An Outlier? by Deacon Blues
September 21, 2011 - A Politico Smear by Deacon Blues
September 1, 2011 - Appearances, Arguments, Realities, Facts by paradox
July 19, 2011 - Morning Update by Deacon Blues
June 30, 2011 - Look In The Mirror Mark Halperin by Steve
June 21, 2011 - Gingrich: No One Left To Pay His Bills by Deacon Blues
January 7, 2011 - So Much Unseen by paradox
November 5, 2010 - Olbermann Suspended Indefinitely by Deacon Blues
August 4, 2010 - Four Stories by paradox
July 22, 2010 - JournoList Update of Nothing by paradox
July 18, 2010 - Not a Good Line to Cross by paradox
June 28, 2010 - Man You Look Awful, American Journalism by paradox
June 9, 2010 - Bye Helen by paradox
May 3, 2010 - Scaring the Sheeple by Deacon Blues
April 29, 2010 - Press Pool Turns Against White House? by Deacon Blues
April 6, 2010 - Gingrich Lies - With An Assist From Lauer by Deacon Blues
March 28, 2010 - Constant American Propaganda Wounds by paradox
February 17, 2010 - Washington Post Does Not Speak for Americans by paradox
October 26, 2009 - Didn’t Work, Senior Administration Official by paradox
October 18, 2009 - This Is Journalism? by Steve
October 4, 2009 - The Bee Drinks The Kool-Aid by Steve
July 14, 2009 - Sarah Palin Is In My Internet by paradox
May 25, 2009 - Bloggers on the Bus—Get in the Back by paradox
April 27, 2009 - Frank Rich Memory Hole Test by paradox
March 25, 2009 - Those Scruffy Bloggers by paradox
March 12, 2009 - The Harping Gets Louder by Deacon Blues
February 22, 2009 - Another Editorial Page Joke From the WaPo by Deacon Blues
November 22, 2008 - Television is for Football by paradox
November 15, 2008 - It Wasn’t Loss of Nerve by paradox
November 7, 2008 - Corporate Media Pushback by paradox
November 2, 2008 - Scenes to Remember: You Stop That Lying, Sarah by paradox
October 21, 2008 - Rachel Maddow Doing Very Well On MSNBC by paradox
September 21, 2008 - Truth in Tatters by paradox
September 14, 2008 - Reason #788,334 I Do Not Watch Television Political Coverage: Lou Dobbs by paradox
August 3, 2008 - Frank Rich is Off Today by paradox
June 16, 2008 - They Love to Make Others Lose by paradox
June 11, 2008 - Still the Same Maureen by paradox
April 10, 2008 - Don’t Take the Country Down by paradox
April 6, 2008 - Can The Press Really Elect McCain? by paradox
March 27, 2008 - Seasoned Journalists Aren’t Worth Reading by paradox
November 30, 2007 - How Effective Are Television Narratives, Really? by paradox
November 25, 2007 - Sandra Day O’Connor is Not Missed by paradox
November 23, 2007 - Television Doesn’t Tell America’s Story by paradox
October 28, 2007 - Truth Left Too Unspoken by paradox
October 26, 2007 - FEMA Does Propaganda by Steve
September 28, 2007 - A Knight in Shining Armor, Coming to Our Emotional and Media Rescue by paradox
September 24, 2007 - After Iraq, Show Us The Proof Now by Steve
September 6, 2007 - The Post: Whitewashers For Petraeus by Steve
August 28, 2007 - Bush Wants A Middle Ground? by Steve
August 21, 2007 - Media Loses Interest In Iraq by Steve
August 10, 2007 - Friday Afternoon Quick Hits by Steve
August 9, 2007 - Post Allows Wingers To Push For Another War by Steve
August 8, 2007 - What The FISA Vote Says About September by Steve
July 13, 2007 - Strange Summer Daze USA by paradox
July 2, 2007 - NYT Jumps On The Iran War Bandwagon by Steve
July 2, 2007 - Resolute In His Crusade by Steve
June 30, 2007 - Double Deja Vu by paradox
June 24, 2007 - Propaganda is Working and Other News by soccerdad
May 21, 2007 - Al Gore DIDN’T Invent the Internet? by paradox
May 14, 2007 - Afternoon Grab Bag by Steve
May 2, 2007 - Jonathan, Jonathan by paradox
April 28, 2007 - About That Hair by paradox
April 26, 2007 - Suppressing The Truth Until Now by Steve
April 26, 2007 - Bombing Victims Don't Count by Steve
April 20, 2007 - Staying In The Bunker by Steve
April 16, 2007 - Afternoon Grab Bag by Steve
April 5, 2007 - Will The Press Ever Wake Up to Cheney? by paradox
March 8, 2007 - A Proper Response of Sustained Outrage by paradox
March 7, 2007 - Afternoon Update by Steve
March 4, 2007 - Picked the Wrong Guy, Joe by paradox
February 21, 2007 - Washington Post, Meet a Real Cliff by paradox
January 29, 2007 - Half Of Registered Voters Want A Democratic President by Steve
January 2, 2007 - He's Back by Steve
December 27, 2006 - NYT Reporter Attacked By Pakistani Security Services by Steve
December 27, 2006 - More Weenies Please by Steve
December 15, 2006 - Snow Apologizes To NBC's David Gregory by Steve
December 11, 2006 - Mid-Day Update - Gore In The Spotlight by Steve
December 8, 2006 - Better Political Writers, Please by paradox
December 2, 2006 - Iraq War Crushing Establishment Media Credibility by paradox
November 16, 2006 - Speaker Pelosi's Challenges by Steve
November 14, 2006 - Turdblossom's Fall by Steve
November 3, 2006 - Mid-Morning Update by Steve
October 29, 2006 - Post And NYT Ignore Iraq's Leverage Against Bush Administration by Steve
September 30, 2006 - No Legs to Foley Story, He’s a Republican by paradox
September 25, 2006 - That Librul Media by paradox
August 29, 2006 - Noticing The Obvious - For Now by Steve
August 5, 2006 - NYT Runs Another Decent Hillary Piece Today by Steve
August 2, 2006 - What The Hell Finally Woke Them Up? by pessimist
July 31, 2006 - New York Times Refuses to Review Lapdogs by paradox
July 11, 2006 - We Has ARRIVED! by pessimist
July 7, 2006 - Who Inside The Administration Leaked The New York Subway Story? by Steve
June 27, 2006 - Mr. Bush, Let's Debate What Really Is Truly Disgraceful by Steve
June 21, 2006 - Adultery May Be A GOP Family Value In 2008 by Steve
June 21, 2006 - Mid-Morning Update: NSA Is Spying On Domestic Internet Traffic Without Warrants by Steve
June 16, 2006 - Curry's False Question On Warner by Steve
June 13, 2006 - The Corpse by paradox
May 30, 2006 - Prepare Yourself For Another Round Of Beltway Doublestandards In Covering Democrats by Steve
May 28, 2006 - Cheney Doesn't Give A Damn About Protecting Congress by Steve
May 27, 2006 - New York Times Keeps Whoring by paradox
May 23, 2006 - New York Times: Political Porn for 2006! by paradox
May 22, 2006 - Big Media: Why the Silence on Imprisoning Journalists? by paradox
May 22, 2006 - Despite Growing Problems For GOP This Fall, The Post's Baker And VandeHei Do Stenography For Rove Today by Steve
May 18, 2006 - Mid-Day Update: Judy Miller Seeks Redemption by Steve
May 2, 2006 - Shameful Psychosis at The Wall Street Journal by paradox
April 28, 2006 - Public Knows They Haven’t Got the Story by paradox
April 17, 2006 - Today's Pulitzers Carry A Message by Steve
April 15, 2006 - NYT Sunday Lead Editorial Makes A Fool Of Hiatt And The Post by Steve
April 11, 2006 - Firedog Fans A Fat Pitch by larre
April 5, 2006 - Morning Update by Steve
March 31, 2006 - A Woman Scorned Was Abramoff's Undoing by Steve
March 28, 2006 - Mid-Day Quick Hits by Steve
March 22, 2006 - SF Chronicle: You Don’t Have to Let Bush Lie by paradox
March 21, 2006 - Media Labels 2006 Democratic Iraq War Candidates As "Single Issue", But Not GOP Evangelicals by Steve
March 20, 2006 - VandeHei: Bush Will Have Tough Time Regaining Public Trust by Steve
March 18, 2006 - The Return Of The Son Of The Liberal Media's Revenge Rides Again by pessimist
March 17, 2006 - Miller: I'm A Pathetic Tool Because Of Bloggers by Steve
March 2, 2006 - Bush Katrina Video Lie Will Be Ignored Too by paradox
March 1, 2006 - Is Rice Running In 2008? by Steve
February 11, 2006 - The AP's Flawed Attempts To Make Harry Reid Into A Water Carrier For Abramoff by Steve
February 8, 2006 - Watch the Mighty Wurlitzer Start by paradox
January 28, 2006 - If We Want To Win, Let's Start Working Together Now by Steve
January 25, 2006 - It's Long Past Time For Democrats To "Work The Refs" Themselves by Steve
January 24, 2006 - Why Is Jim VandeHei Covering The Jack Abramoff Story? by Steve
January 21, 2006 - New York Times Reconsiders Policy Change by larre
January 15, 2006 - David Broder Is Growing Old by pessimist
January 8, 2006 - What Now, New York Times? by paradox
December 30, 2005 - Bush Wants To Investigate Who Leaked NSA Story Over A Year Ago by Steve
December 26, 2005 - Post Editorial Page Smacks Down Bush On Global Warming by Steve
December 17, 2005 - Another Good One Bites The Dust by pessimist
December 16, 2005 - There Goes The Glowing Purple Finger Coverage This Weekend by Steve
December 15, 2005 - Bush Authorizing NSA Spying Against Americans Here At Home by Steve
December 14, 2005 - Bob Novak: Bush Knows Plame Leaker by Steve
December 13, 2005 - WaPo's John Harris: White House Bitch by Steve
December 13, 2005 - “Knee-jerk Anti-War” by Marie
December 9, 2005 - All the President’s Men and Women by Marie
December 1, 2005 - Media Update: Judy Says Blame The CIA; Brown Says Don't Blame Woodward; Kudos For Olbermann by Steve
November 30, 2005 - Pentagon Buying Good News Coverage From Iraqi Media by Steve
November 28, 2005 - Why The Bush White House Likes Woodward by Steve
November 22, 2005 - Did Bush Want To Bomb Al-Jazeera? by Steve
November 18, 2005 - Hadley Refuses To Directly Deny That He Was Woodward's Source by Steve
November 14, 2005 - Monday Update by Steve
November 9, 2005 - Wednesday Afternoon Quick Hits - Say Goodbye To Judy Kneepads by Steve
November 8, 2005 - Catastrophic Conservatism by larre
October 22, 2005 - Poor Little Judy Kneepads by Steve
October 21, 2005 - Judy Kneepads May Not Be Long For The NYT by Steve
October 21, 2005 - The Times Still Hasn't Had It's Accountability Moment On Miller by Steve
October 20, 2005 - Now It's Jim Hoagland's Turn To Attack Fitzgerald And Ignore The White House Iraq Group by Steve
October 18, 2005 - Miller Lied About Having A Security Clearance by Steve
October 15, 2005 - Miller's Mea Culpa And Convenient Memory Lapses To Protect Cheney by Steve
October 13, 2005 - AN OPEN LETTER TO RICHARD COHEN, HIS READERS, AND HIS EMPLOYER by larre
October 11, 2005 - Judy Meets Fitz Today, But Where Is The Times In All Of This? by Steve
October 4, 2005 - Scooter Libby Now Says Judy Kneepads' Jail Time Was Unnecessary by Steve
October 3, 2005 - Judy Kneepads Gets Her Book Deal by Steve
September 22, 2005 - Porter Goss Brings About Plunging Morale Inside The Agency by Steve
September 18, 2005 - The Times Sets The Bar Pretty Low In Praising Bolton Today by Steve
September 13, 2005 - Media Tries To Spin GOP Lies On Katrina Into A Poll Bump For Bush by Steve
September 12, 2005 - Post Allows Its Reporters To Be White House Propaganda Tools And To Give Money To The GOP by Steve
September 6, 2005 - Bush Will Investigate Himself Over Katrina Negligence by Steve
September 4, 2005 - Dean Broder by Duckman GR
August 20, 2005 - Bill Keller: Detached From Reality by Steve
August 19, 2005 - Plame Updates: Judy Kneepads' Real Motivations, And Dueling Journalists by Steve
August 12, 2005 - Post's Publisher Sees Nothing Wrong With Sponsoring Rummy's War Rally by Steve
August 3, 2005 - Another Disappointment For Miller by Steve
July 31, 2005 - Let's Not Make A Hero Of Judy Miller Quite Yet by Steve
July 27, 2005 - Media Ignores Iraq War Casualties Over Weekend by Steve
July 26, 2005 - Washington Post Editors Helping White House Get Roberts Confirmed by Steve
July 19, 2005 - The Big Chill by Marie
July 15, 2005 - More Fact-Checking On The Post's Flawed Editorial Today by Steve
July 14, 2005 - New Questions Need Answers by larre
July 6, 2005 - Judy Miller Goes To Jail by Steve
June 27, 2005 - Judy Miller Goes To Jail? by Steve
June 25, 2005 - Cheney's Unreported Heart Episode Last Night by Steve
June 17, 2005 - The "We All Knew This" Defense by Steve
June 17, 2005 - The Accidental Journalists? by Marie
June 15, 2005 - Dept. of Amplification: More on Prickly News by larre
June 14, 2005 - All The News That's Fit for Pricks by larre
June 13, 2005 - 46% In New Pew Center Poll Say Bring Troops Home As Soon As Possible by Steve
June 10, 2005 - Even If Robin Wright Ignores It, White House Is Readying The Next Diversion Campaigns Into Iran And Syria by Steve
June 1, 2005 - Anonymous Sources: Not Necessary, Totally Avoidable by paradox
May 29, 2005 - One Chicago Columnist Sees It Clearly by Steve
May 23, 2005 - Karzai Now Says Newsweek Wasn't The Cause Of The Riots - And Neal Figures Out The Rove Media Playbook by Steve
May 19, 2005 - I Wont Pay Fifty Bucks and I Wont Shut Up by paradox
May 12, 2005 - What Family Values? by Steve
April 28, 2005 - Tony's Lively 'Limp Squid' by larre
April 28, 2005 - What Would You Ask of Bush? by paradox
April 16, 2005 - Blogging: Patriots versus Royalists by pessimist
April 10, 2005 - A Conservative Columnist Tags Her Party Over The Bankruptcy Bill by Steve
April 7, 2005 - Right Wing Media Should Eat Crow Over Schiavo Memo Assertions by Steve
March 29, 2005 - Better never then late? by Duckman GR
March 27, 2005 - Easter Present by larre
March 26, 2005 - Slight Of Hand, Slight Of Mind by pessimist
March 25, 2005 - Wrong way media by Duckman GR
March 24, 2005 - Dana Millbank, You Get No Respect--Again by paradox
February 25, 2005 - Gannongate Media Coverage Update by Steve
February 23, 2005 - The Post Sugarcoats New Nuclear Pact With Russians Without Asking Why It Took Bush So Long by Steve
February 16, 2005 - The GOP And Media's Double Standard On The Jeff Gannon Fiasco by Steve
February 15, 2005 - Right Around the Corner by larre
February 4, 2005 - New York Times Squashed Story On Bush Debate Cheating Despite NASA Expert Evidence by Steve
January 24, 2005 - Hard Working Media by Duckman GR
January 14, 2005 - Howd it Happen? by paradox
January 11, 2005 - Allawi Is Paying The Media For Coverage Also by Steve
January 2, 2005 - Two Tragedies and a Tragic Irony by larre
December 15, 2004 - Man Bites Dog - Film At 11 by pessimist
December 14, 2004 - Letter to Tony Ridder by paradox
December 4, 2004 - Yes Men, We Have No Bhopals by larre
December 3, 2004 - Fear and Leaning in the Editorial Office by larre
December 1, 2004 - SCLM? Sycophantic Conservative-Leaning Media? by pessimist
December 1, 2004 - The One Resignation That Matters by larre
November 22, 2004 - Voting With My Eyeballs by larre
November 19, 2004 - Don't Read This! by larre
November 19, 2004 - Media Find Proof Of Al Qaeda In Fallujah: Historical Marker That Says "Bin Laden Slept Here" - Not! by Steve
November 8, 2004 - Delusions of Rapture by larre
November 1, 2004 - Innoculate Yourself For the Week by larre
October 30, 2004 - This Blog's For You by larre
October 29, 2004 - The Bar is Open by dj moonbat
October 26, 2004 - Blogging the Battleground by larre
October 22, 2004 - When the Idiocy Breaks Our Way by dj moonbat
October 8, 2004 - Al Gore and Karma by Duckman GR
October 5, 2004 - Fire David Brooks Now. Today. by paradox
October 3, 2004 - Oy, the Evil Idiot Friedman is Back by paradox
September 28, 2004 - Despite GOP Firestorm, Majority Feel CBS Made "Honest Mistake" On Memos by Steve
September 24, 2004 - The Yes Men Of The WTO by pessimist
September 11, 2004 - A Lesson Before Declining by larre
September 9, 2004 - Flash! Media's Miserable Mistakes All Your Fault! by larre
September 1, 2004 - Dog bites man - News distorts view of the world by soccerdad
August 31, 2004 - Let The Counterspin Re-commence! by pessimist
August 26, 2004 - The Joke Is On The Media by larre
August 20, 2004 - A fast moving multimedia world and Eyeballs by Duckman GR
August 19, 2004 - The Slanders of National Public Radio by larre
August 13, 2004 - Half an Hour to Spend by larre
August 11, 2004 - Fish Wrapper for a Dead News Day by larre
August 10, 2004 - It's the Coverup, Not the Crime by larre
August 9, 2004 - Krazy Keyes Meets The City of Big Shoulders by larre
August 6, 2004 - Conservatives Against The War by pessimist
July 1, 2004 - Dont Ever Come Back, Tom Friedman

by paradox
June 12, 2004 - Taking A Deep Breath by pessimist
June 11, 2004 - Hail And Farewell, Hesiod by pessimist
June 3, 2004 - Remembrance of Beltway Scandals Past by rayman
May 22, 2004 - Smashing Pumpkins by dj moonbat
April 29, 2004 - Hoist Upon His Own Petard by pessimist
April 8, 2004 - Being The Media by pessimist
March 21, 2004 - Mike Isikoff and Newsweek Go To Bat Against Clarke For The White House by Steve
March 14, 2004 - The Post's Weisman Debunks GOP Dogma On Tax Hikes And Unemployment by Steve
March 12, 2004 - Media Shows Signs Of Doing Its Job This Time by Steve
March 7, 2004 - The Times' Bumiller Whores Again For The White House by Steve
March 1, 2004 - More On The Times' Bumiller And How She Helps The White House by Steve
February 24, 2004 - Gud Journalism by Duckman GR