Toothless: The Watchdog Press That Became the Government’s Lapdog (Part 2: The Lapdog Gets Some Teeth)

PART II: The Lapdogs Get Some Teeth In May 2004, the New York Times, while claiming it was aggressive in pursuing stories about the Bush-Cheney Administration, slipped in an apology for acting more as the mouthpiece for politicians than as a watchdog for society. “Coverage was not as rigorous as … Continue reading

What’s Going On

It may be the weekend, but there’s quite a bit going on in the news today. Here’s a round up of some of the headlines: Qualifying as rightwing-nutjob of the week, Alan Keyes is back… he’s still pushing the idea that Obama isn’t a U.S. citizen. Keyes is “crazier than … Continue reading