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In the days of old, setting the National Agenda was a rather straight-forward thing. Newsroom gate-keepers, in consultation with Administration gate-keepers, would pick which "topics" to "inform the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 03:06 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Just in from The Washington Post: LOS ANGELES — Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that struggled to win space on American cable television, has acquired Current TV, boosting its reach in the ...
by astronautagogo
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 11:37 PM PST with 6 Recommends
Last night, I turned off my TV. Well, not exactly. Actually, I turned off cable news and broadcast news and local news and watched a movie on Netflix. It's not that I didn't want to know any more ...
by elsaf
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 08:47 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Well, that is the spin coming off Bob Woodward's revelation that Fox News sent a flunky to Afghan to talk to Petreaus about being the front man in Rupert's Electrical Band. I don't give a shit how ...
by Marcellus Shale
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Dec 03, 2012 at 10:36 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I have posted the thoughts in this diary in some comments over the last couple of days. The conclusion expressed really needs to be out there “on its own” so to speak. When the half-baked ...
by cazcee
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Oct 31, 2012 at 08:58 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
If there's a news industry headline from the 1st night of the Democratic National Convention, it's this: MSNBC Rocks CNN & Fox . Rolandz's rec list diary has an excellent overview of the cable ...
by Richard Cranium
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 05:48 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
( Caricature by DonkeyHotey )Hardball host Chris Matthews offered quite the analysis this week on a panel at The Cable Show 2012 in Boston. Andrea ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu May 24, 2012 at 01:45 PM PDT with 96 Recommends
Why DO they do it? The merchants of right-wing rhetoric, day in, day out -- Why do they push the envelope -- test the boundaries of civility; abandon the need for Facts; and stir up the base ...
by jamess
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 02, 2012 at 07:25 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Yesterday, ColorOfChange.org launched a campaign calling on MSNBC President Phil Griffin and NBC News President Steve Capus to fire Pat Buchanan. Buchanan, who has long used his position as a ...
by ColorOfChange
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2011 at 11:55 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
First off, a thanks to Keith Olbermann for all that he does. In the months and years to come Current TV is planning to expand their lineup and create a news network with a solid market share. ...
by jamatucci1
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Aug 02, 2011 at 12:16 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
TVNewser reports : Now TVNewser hears Uygur may be moved out of the 6pm hour, possibly to be replaced by Al Sharpton. When the host ...
by SquareBoy
Comment Count 135 comments on Sat Jul 16, 2011 at 11:41 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
I don't make many posts. However when something comes up that summarizes something I have been seeing but haven't been able to put into words I feel a need to express myself. It's a shame that the ...
by thundavolt
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 10:11 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
By now we are all know that Countdown beat In the Arena in the 25-54 demo on its premiere. But looking at the numbers at TVbythenumbers.com we get a good idea of how well it stacks up to the rest of ...
by RfrancisR
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jun 22, 2011 at 02:23 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Our own Angry Mouse, has precipitated a national kerfluffle over President Obama's position on "gay marriage," which is now more commonly called "marriage equality." In her interview with White ...
by HoundDog
Comment Count 39 comments on Wed Jun 22, 2011 at 11:22 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
So, I ask my daughter last Friday if she had any homework over the weekend. "Yeah, I have to watch some video for Language Arts." "Why?" I asked. "We have to write an essay on it later this ...
by Magster
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Feb 07, 2011 at 11:09 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Well, I don't know. But by lunchtime tomorrow, we'll find out. Just when you thought ...
by SquareBoy
Comment Count 66 comments on Mon Feb 07, 2011 at 04:55 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The Departure or termination of Keith Olberman highlights a problem with mainstream media. There is little space for alternative voices. Does anyone the rapid departure of Phil Donahue several years ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 06:05 AM PST with 8 Recommends
MSNBC: You blew it. Keith Olbermann was the cornerstone of everything that made MSNBC great. If executives at MSNBC felt threatened by Keith, they should have. He has more on the ...
by Domenic
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 10:05 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Why DO they do it? The Merchants of Right Wing Rhetoric, day in, day out -- Why do they push the envelope -- test the boundaries of civility; abandon the need for Facts; and stir up the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jan 19, 2011 at 04:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
I cannot express strongly enough my disdain and disgust at Fox News' level of lies, perversions and bigotry, while parading in the guise of being an open American news provider. The goal of this ...
by nickm11
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 08:04 AM PST with 1 Recommend