Libelous Liddy

At the recent Time Warner Politics 2008 Summit here in New York City, it seemed like every panel eventually touched upon media bias and the responsibility mainstream news organizations have to ensure objectivity.At one point, Vanity Fair’s progressively minded editor Graydon Carter proclaimed that The New York Times is the greatest newspaper today and we’d…… Continue reading Libelous Liddy

Commercial TV News

I find this one hard to believe. Researchers at The University of Oregon just promoted their study linking local TV station news content and the stations’ advertisers: “‘Stealth advertising’ counters Tivo ad skipping.” Sounds good. The researchers attempted to draw a link between news decisionmakers and those advertisers courted by the stations’ ad sales departments.The…… Continue reading Commercial TV News