If the people who run the corporate media weren’t cowardly, crooked, or just plain lazy, they would have reported the sobering facts presented yesterday in a Reader Supported News piece by economist Robert Reich. More here.
Paul Krugman uses facts to skewer the myth of balanced reporting every chance he gets, but do you think NYT’s reporters and editors — even though the facts are available — will ever run a story headlined “Romney campaign based on falsehoods”? More here.
The corporate media in a nutshell: The well-known double-talker Mitt Romney makes dubious statements meant to undermine another candidate’s credibility. Reporters write a story that leaves the dubious statements unchallenged. The job of debunking Romney’s statements is left to a columnist. More here.
Frank Bruni wrote Sunday that Americans get worked up to no good end over news that isn’t really important. He and many of his colleagues are like factory workers who dump toxins into a river and then complain about all the dead fish. More here.
The thought of anyone sleeping with Alan Greenspan makes me queasy, especially right after dinner, but the reality of Greenspan’s wife having a prominent job in TV news always seemed downright sickening. More here.