Surveys show that for Americans, the economy right now is the most important news event of the day. So how come the press gives it so little attention? NPR examines.
Greg Mitchell at E&P thinks so.
At Human Events, because Cafferty noted McCain voted to invade Iraq and then he hcriticized Russia for invading Georgia.
Gawker examines this week's press phenomena.
Scarecrow at FDL lays out the case.
Jay Rosen takes Mother Jones to task for hyping its latest feature which askes, "Is Barack Obama exaggerating when he compares his campaign to the great progressive moments in US history?"
But, Rosen points out, Obama has never made that comparison, and Mother Jones provides no proof to suggest otherwise. Dan Kennedy also raises doubts about the mag's premise.
Carol Felsenthal at Huffington Post ponders Drudge's refusal to modernize his site.
Writes Steve Kornacki at The New York Observer.
So easy that when you can't think of anything insightful to write you're allowed to invent scenes and concoct diologue.
Nice work if you can get it.