The End Is Near (For Newspapers)?

It was only a matter of time:  A Pew Research Center survey conducted in early December found that the Internet has now overtaken newspapers as the second-most preferred news source among Americans. According to the study: “The Internet, which emerged this year as a leading source for campaign news, has now surpassed all other media [...]

More Yearend Tidings

The Falsies This year marks the Center for Media and Democracy’s fifth annual Falsies Awards. The Falsies are the non-partisan group’s attempt to shine an unflattering light on those responsible for polluting the information environment during the past year. According to the group: “Don’t think this is an award in name only. Heavens no! Falsies [...]

2008 Toppers

As 2008 drew to a close and 2009 began, we were inundated with Top 10 lists (movies, TV shows, books, etc.) and while we get tired of all the ballyhooing of the “tops” in the entertainment world, there are some lists we thoroughly enjoy. Below is a sample. Let’s kick things off with: The 10 [...]