Posts Tagged ‘Howard Kurtz’

FOX Phobia

Delighted as I am by the relentlessly cascading developments surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s beleaguered empire, I don’t share the optimism of worthies such as Eliot Spitzer who think  Foxworld ought to now be investigated by the DOJ under FCPA, the pretty straightforward Foreign Corrupt Practices Act that News Corp has evidently repeatedly violated.  For a lot [...]

The New Miss Manners

Well, ol’ Howie Kurtz has finally weighed in on the firing of Helen Thomas, and boy is it a doozy.  (Not doozy in the sense of surprising, natch…).  He argues, ostensibly more in sorrow than envy, that Helen had become a crazy old aunt overdue for the attic that, get this, only lasted this long [...]

All About Me

Somewhere along the way, the television bobbleheads who are technically supposed to be reporting the “news” gave up entirely on that worthy endeavor in favor of talking about their favorite subject…  themselves.  Oh, they often elaborately pay faux homage to “real Americans,” meaning those reliably hypothetical wretched souls who don’t happen to rake in millions [...]