Linked-In had an interesting analysis on industry trends over the past five years wherein the traditional newspaper business was listed as one of the nation’s fastest shrinking industries. And according to a new report on “The State of the News Media 2011” by Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism, readership for online journalism has surpassed that of its ink &…Read More »
The Governor’s email, picked up by most media outlets boasts that “Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investor Services and Standard & Poor’s all affirmed the Commonwealth’s ‘AA’ ratings with a stable outlook.” Great news, right? Well, it’s certainly not bad news. But, deserving of the Deval fan club swoon? Good news compared to what? Consider this, from Fitch: When the…Read More »
I’m generally not in the habit of reading The Huffington Post but this popped up in my news headlines. The analytics must have figured out I’ve been looking for healthcare news.
What I find interesting is even this author is calling the current proposals what they really are and pointing out that they still do nothing to control costs.
With Act-Blue the net-roots (progressive blog community) has been able to raise vast sums of money for their progressive candidates on-line. Save the Ron Paul movement, the right has up to now not been able to keep pace. A funny thing has happened since Joe Wilson told Barack Obama, “you lied”. Right-roots and Net-roots fundraising is neck and neck. …Read More »
Over the past month people have been wondering where John Tierney has been. He’s had no scheduled appearances to meet with his constituents to discuss any issue, let alone health care. That has changed. The Beverly Democratic City Committee is holding a BBQ on Saturday 8/22/09 from 2-4 PM in a private home at 8 Shore Avenue, in Beverly.…Read More »