Don Hewitt 1922-2009 R.I.P.
August 19, 2009, No Comments

60 Minutes Creator Don Hewitt, 86, Dies (CBS)  Don Hewitt, recognized as a father of modern television news and the cre ...

Is Jon Stewart the Most Trusted Man in America?
August 9, 2009, No Comments

Media Matters Why Neoconservative Pundits Love Jon Stewart (New York Magazine) “There is genuine intellectual curi ...

Wednesday Night #1429
July 22, 2009, No Comments

Montreal matters Beryl has produced a Manifesto – “A Freer, Fairer, Richer Montreal” – in pamphl ...

William F. Buckley Jr. Is Dead
June 13, 2009, No Comments

Conrad Black’s umbrage over the Christopher Buckley memoir of his remarkable parents does less to diminish the boo ...

Wednesday Night #1418
May 6, 2009, No Comments

The market and the economy The TSX has broken through the ten thousand barrier first achieved in 2000 and there is some ...

Enough With the 100 Days Already
May 3, 2009, No Comments

By Frank Rich (NYT Op-Ed) BELIEVE it or not, there are Americans who have a “very negative” opinion of Barack Obama ...

Jon Stewart on business news reporting
March 20, 2009, No Comments

Schott’s Vocab A new blog by Ben Schott on the words and phrases that encapsulate the times in which we live. Cram ...

Inauguration January 20, 2009
January 22, 2009, No Comments

President Obama Vows Era of Responsibility “Let it be said by our children’s children that when we were tested we re ...

U.S. Presidential Campaign: Media bias
November 11, 2008, No Comments

This is a very important issue. It happens that in the case of this election, we share the ‘elite, liberal’ ...

Studs Terkel
October 31, 2008, No Comments

Studs Terkel: He’ll Never Be Silenced Remembering the original guerrilla journalist By Jeff Cohen, director of the Par ...