All posts tagged media

James Murdoch’s press adviser resigns

Alice Macandrew, Murdochs spokesperson, handed in her notice in July at the height of the hacking crisis – but news of her departure has only just become public after News Corp tried and failed to make her change her mind.She becomes one of the first senior executives to quit News Read More...

Jaw Dropping Stories from England

Graeme Robertson/Getty Images This just keeps getting crazier. First up is the story of John Yates, London Metropolitan police assistant commissioner, who resigned today: John Yates resigns from Met police over phone-hacking scandal Yates’ resignation is following an even bigger shocker of London Metro Chief of police Sir Paul Stephenson’s Read More...

On the News

Heather and I were asked to participate in a roundtable discussion with a local news show On the Record with Chris Vanocur. Link to our show is here. I’d just leave it at that, but there are some issues. The technical issues are that the show runs long enough that Read More...

PBS Kicks Ass

FRONTLINE: bush’s war | PBS I’e been watching this morning, transfixed and paralyzed. It doesn’t matter what side of the political fence you count yourself, this is a must watch. It lays out the perfect storm of misuse of power, hubris and lack of imagination that fueled the rush to Read More...

Oscar® Picks 2007

I know these aren’t all conventional wisdom, but these selections represent who I’d like to win more than who I think will win. I usually pick them right before they call them out on the show, but I wanted to try it this way this year. Original Screenplay: Diablo Cody Read More...