August 2012 Archive

mark thompson times bbc

Mark Thompson at the New York Times: The Enviable Position of Being Arthur Sulzberger’s No 2

By Michael Wolff: The BBC director general can't expect much power at the New York Times. Better yet, he won't have much responsibility either.

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NY Times Underestimates Oakland’s Radicals

By Davy D: Last week The New York Times published a piece called “Oakland, the Last Refuge of Radical America” that pretty much had everyone in Oakland, including some of the folks they interviewed, scratching their heads and mouthing a collective WTF?

Internet Infatuation

The Media’s Internet Infatuation

By Michael Massing: Much of the coverage makes claims “that are grand, outlandish, and ultimately unverifiable.”