Daily Archives: April 18th, 2008 «

 

Media bias odds and ends

Posted by: ST on April 18, 2008 at 10:03 pm » 1 Comment

—– Andrew Bolt, writing in Australia’s Herald Sun, wrote earlier this week (h/t: ST reader Sev) about a scandal involving its rival publication The Age and how “235 Age journalists confirmed that their coverage of last month’s Earth Hour had been, in effect, propaganda.” Make sure to read the whole thing, and this too for […]

 

What do you think of when you hear the word “journalist”?

Posted by: ST on April 18, 2008 at 8:09 pm » 4 Comments

When I hear it, the first thing I think of is a mainstream news reporter, anchor, or correspondent who, ideally, should be delivering bias-free news. The impressions I get from people I talk to about journalism both online and elsewhere are that they believe similarly. Well, today I’ve learned that the definition of “journalist” has […]

 

Using Iwo Jima to “combat” global warming

Posted by: ST on April 18, 2008 at 2:17 pm » 8 Comments

Jeff Poor of Media Research’s Media and Business Institute reports that some Iwo Jima veterans are none too pleased with Time Magazine’s altering of the iconic Iwo Jima flag-raising image to promote ‘global warming awareness': For only the second time in 85 years, Time magazine abandoned the traditional red border it uses on its cover. […]

 

Howard Dean to supahdelegates: I need your decision, and I need it now

Posted by: ST on April 18, 2008 at 10:19 am » 7 Comments

In yet another sign of growing tensions within the Democratic party as the knock down drag out battle rages on, DNC Chair Howie Dean told CNN yesterday that he wants the superdelegates to let him know their selection – and he wants to know now: (CNN)— An increasingly firm Howard Dean told CNN again Thursday […]