Spotlight: Steven Hill

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics — We’ve Got an 18th Century Political System >by Steven Hill | AlterNet |  November 26, 2012  |   It’s time for American patriots to roll up our sleeves and get to work to reform our political institutions. The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union, 2012 Election Edition by Steven […]

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Spotlight: Steven Hill

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics — We’ve Got an 18th Century Political System >by Steven Hill | AlterNet |  November 26, 2012  |   It’s time for American patriots to roll up our sleeves and get to work to reform our political institutions. The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union, 2012 Election Edition by Steven […]

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Spotlight: Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News

Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News >By Eric Boehlert, Media Matters | November 28, 2012  |   How Fox proved it’s not interested in having an open debate. Tom Ricks It took less than 90 seconds of airtime, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Ricks did real damage to Fox News yesterday when he stated clearly and unequivocally that the channel operates “as a wing of the Republican Party,” […]

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Spotlight: Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News

Tom Ricks and Media Truth-Telling About Fox News >By Eric Boehlert, Media Matters | November 28, 2012  |   How Fox proved it’s not interested in having an open debate. Tom Ricks It took less than 90 seconds of airtime, but Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tom Ricks did real damage to Fox News yesterday when he stated clearly and unequivocally that the channel operates “as a wing of the Republican Party,” […]

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Spotlight Media Matters: False Balance and Fake Experts

Friend — As the election fades from memory, we’re at risk of the press covering politics as usual. False balance, fake experts, and hyping controversy instead of covering substance are just some of the things we’re looking at this week – along with perhaps the most astounding 90 seconds in the history of Fox News.   John Whitehouse Twitter: @existentialfish Media Favors Creating Controversy To Covering Obstructionism As speculation continues […]

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Spotlight Media Matters: False Balance and Fake Experts

Friend — As the election fades from memory, we’re at risk of the press covering politics as usual. False balance, fake experts, and hyping controversy instead of covering substance are just some of the things we’re looking at this week – along with perhaps the most astounding 90 seconds in the history of Fox News.   John Whitehouse Twitter: @existentialfish Media Favors Creating Controversy To Covering Obstructionism As speculation continues […]

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