Tag Archives: Media

Make The Herald Great Again

Dan Kennedy has a few suggestions for making The Herald great again. Some are odd, like ditching the website, but this one is good. 3. Turn right. Despite the Herald’s reputation as a bastion of right-wing Trumpery, the paper’s editorial pages have long been rather staid and moderate. The right-wing reputation comes from a few of its news columnists, especially…

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Oh how the mighty pundits have fallen!

“Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the newspaper’s publisher, and Mark Thompson, its chief executive, said that in addition to the job cuts, NYT Opinion, a new mobile app dedicated to opinion content, was shutting down because it was not attracting enough subscribers.” The executives at the Times said: But they also said “they had decided to wind down NYT Opinion because…

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The Media after the Revolution

While Andrew Cuomo has been busy inviting right wing extremists (i.e. those who are pro-life, opposed to gay marriage and support the 2nd Amendment) to leave his fair state of New York so as not, one assumes, to befuddle the politically correct citizenry with Tea Party sedition, I for one have always felt that an occasional stroll out onto the…

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BHI among first sponsors of Real Clear Radio with Bill Frezza

REAL CLEAR RADIO HOUR WITH BILL FREZZA (Washington, DC, Jan. 16, 2014) – The Competitive Enterprise Institute, in partnership with RealClear, is pleased to announce the launch of RealClear Radio Hour with Bill Frezza. The program will air in Boston every Saturday at 10:00AM on Bloomberg’s WXKS 1200AM & WJMN 94.5FM-HD2, beginning this Saturday, January 18. Tune in Saturday…

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GOP Training Day

Mark your calendars and sign up today! On February 15th the MassGOP will be offering an all-day workshop in Marlborough, MA. This will be a fantastic opportunity for candidates, campaign staff members, town committee chairs and activists. The workshop will teach the fundamentals of issues management, media, nuts and bolts of running a campaign and much more. Featured speakers will…

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False Media Narratives

There’s some truth in the Atlantic article written by Dave Rohde when he declares that the “broken” media has helped to “break” the government thanks to a business model that “rewards extremism and poorly informs the public”. The triumph of opinion-driven cable TV and the collapse of newspapers has created an American news media that does an increasingly poor job…

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Dianne Feinstein: Only “Real Reporters” should get Shield Law Protection

That paragon protector of civil liberties, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is at it again. This time she’s filed an amendment to a federal media shield law saying that only “real reporters” should be protected.  How does she define a “real reporter”?  TechDirt.com has the answer. But onto the “who’s really a journalist” argument. Some elected officials feel the language…

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A perfect example of Mainstream Media ignorance, and the failure of local news reporting.

The video below is an actual video of a local television news reporter giving, what she believed, were the names of the airline pilots commanding the Asiana Airlines flight 214 that catastrophically crashed on arrival in San Francisco. The names she reads,which she states were confirmed by her station and the NTSB were as follows: Sum Ting Wong, Wi Tu…

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