Tag: Journalism

Biden: Bring Me the Head of Jason Mattera!

Biden: Bring Me the Head of Jason Mattera!

| October 25, 2011 | 1 Reply

He tasks me. He tasks me and I shall have him!

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It Must Be A Slow News Day, Because There's A Fight Over Sarah Palin

It Must Be A Slow News Day, Because There's A Fight Over Sarah Palin

| March 30, 2011 | 2 Replies

You can tell it’s a slow news day by what stories ignite little meaningless brush fires. Take today for instance. The Daily Caller ran a story about how Sarah Palin’s show Sarah Palin’s Alaska received a bit over a million dollars in tax credits thanks to a fairly common incentive states use to bring television […]

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And With That, A Bad Idea Died a Quiet Death

And With That, A Bad Idea Died a Quiet Death

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Reply

Who didn’t see this coming? Looks like May 2 won’t be the unofficial start to the 2012 presidential campaign after all. That was the day that Politico and NBC were slated to hold the first Republican debate. But they announced this morning that the debate was moving to September because of concerns that not enough […]

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So, Are We Talking "ZOMG MELTDOWN!" or What?

So, Are We Talking "ZOMG MELTDOWN!" or What?

| March 12, 2011 | 23 Replies

Like many of you, I’ve been watching the breathless news coverage of the potentially-catastrophic situation at Japan’s Fukijima Daiich nuclear plant. Like many of you, I watched the video of the explosion there and thought “Wow…that can’t be good”. But how “not good” is the situation there? Well, there we wade into incredibly murky waters. […]

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Snottiness in the Pursuit of Journalism is No Virtue

Snottiness in the Pursuit of Journalism is No Virtue

| February 2, 2011 | Reply

I enjoy when Stacy McCain breaks out the Brickbat of Humility on a pointy-headed know-it-all. Well, listen up, pal: “In the jargon of the field,” this is what we call the blogosphere, and we’re not impressed by your awards. Paul Krugman has a Ph.D. and a Nobel Prize, and we slap Krugman around on a […]

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The Leaks that Should Get Breathless Worldwide Coverage Today

The Leaks that Should Get Breathless Worldwide Coverage Today

| November 28, 2010 | 5 Replies

If you’re looking for a more gripping story than that of the cowardly accused child-molester Julian Assange and the documents he’s released that will get good people killed*, here’s one for you. With its ruthless dictator, network of forced labour camps and iron grip of its ruling party, North Korea is the last country one […]

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Stacy and Pete, the Campaign Reporters of Consequence.

Stacy and Pete, the Campaign Reporters of Consequence.

| October 17, 2010 | 2 Replies

Stacy McCain, who joined me on last week’s episode of The Delivery, is on the road again. When we spoke for the podcast, he was in Massachusetts covering the Sean Bielat campaign. He turned in a number of excellent reports from the field, but now he’s headed off to take the gonzo coverage to several […]

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The Delivery Presents – How To Do New Media Your Way And Be Happy, By Two Happy Guys

The Delivery Presents – How To Do New Media Your Way And Be Happy, By Two Happy Guys

| October 13, 2010 | 4 Replies

Episode 60 is tagged, bagged, and waiting for you to pickup at the iTunes window. There isn’t much I can say about this week’s show except that there was an odd synergy between my guests that I didn’t really notice until about midway into my interview with cartoonist par excellence Chris Muir. Both he and […]

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Why is it so Difficult for Journalists to Simply Tell the Story?

Why is it so Difficult for Journalists to Simply Tell the Story?

| June 29, 2010 | 1 Reply

Apropos to this post of mine, I found this article at The American Spectator interesting: The Al Gore police report is disturbing. To be specific, it’s 67 pages of the quite graphically disturbing, as posted here by Red State. You are reading the news of this police report — originally filed in October of 2006 […]

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Do Conservatives Hate Journalism? No, But We Do Hate Journalists, and Rightly So.

Do Conservatives Hate Journalism? No, But We Do Hate Journalists, and Rightly So.

| June 27, 2010 | 7 Replies

You can probably count the times I’ve disagreed with Stacy McCain on the fingers of one hand and still have a couple fingers left to fork the Evil Eye at me. He and I are sympatico in most everything important (excepting, perhaps, on the matter of college football) but not on this post. Stacy posits […]

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