It’s quite alright for leftist bloggers to reference ugly racial imagery when it suits their party cause. I mean, clearly, it’s perfectly within their rights, because they also bear the same skin tone as the person they are racially lampooning. It’s the height of ludicrousness to think otherwise. So I’m assuming this picture of Arnold [...]
Another in the underreported news from Afghanistan series. Is there a Pulitzer for bloggers, yet?
Bush got decidedly more negative news coverage during the last election than did Kerry, according to a new study by a press watchdog affiliated with Columbia University. What does that mean for Bush supporters? Hopefully not a lot of gloating and “I told you so’s” to people who didn’t believe them when they accused the [...]
This is an historic day, of course. Just because it sounds trite doesn’t mean that it shouldn’t be said. Today is historic for a lot of reasons, most of which you probably won’t find in your copy of the New York Times. Though the mainstream media isn’t making a huge deal of it, Iraqi democratic [...]
Inspired by a post by Ambra Nykol, Greg Piper writes of the uncertainty he’s faced, both in the past and currently, of how to be focused in his writing, and perhaps more importantly, how to define the genre in which he sees himself and his work. The questions he (essentially) poses to himself are ones [...]
The Adventures of Two East Coast Bloggers on the West Coast: A Moral Tale Call it fate, call it karma, call it the ever-elusive whim of the blogospheric deity (if you’re into that sort of thing). Somehow, amid the bustle of post-Christmas happenings and pre-New Year celebratory city explorations, I managed to meet up with [...]
Joe Gandelman has the definitive round-up of links regarding the blogging revolution underway in news media. It’s a compendium of intriguing analysis of the ways in which blogging has caught news media off guard. Bloggers, however, are hardly surprised. Dan Gillmor writes: “this isn’t exactly rocket science. Anyone can do it. Almost every newspaper should [...]
Samizdata.net has an article about the growing influence of blogging, and that finally the watchdogs are being watched. David Carr writes the following: The watchers are being watched. They probably don’t like it. I expect that, in due course, they will respond by lobbying the government to bring bloggers under ‘democratic control’ which is the [...]