Gannett, the publisher, contends that demand for details on who accessed article violates the First Amendment. Newspaper publisher Gannett is fighting an effort by the FBI to try to determine who read a specific USA Today story about a deadly shooting in February near Fort Lauderdale, Fla., that left two FBI agents dead and three … Read moreUSA Today fights subpoena aimed at readers of Florida FBI shooting story!! They want to know everyone that clicked on an article within a 35-minute window
The socials have found them selves having some fun at the expense of NEW YORKER and CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin.. Toobin made the profoundly horrible judgment of masturbating during a zoom call. And people saw him doing it.. Boy, must his face be red. Not only did he perhaps jeopardize a solidly respectable career but now … Read moreThe unfortunate moment that Jeffrey went tubin’ on Zoom
Scandal among the billionaires!! Yellow journalism! Scathing tabloids! Politics and surveillance! All the rage among the elite.. This week Jeff Bezos wrote an article for Medium that the National Enquirer had private messages and emails being sent to him demanding that his Washington POST stops investigating ties between the tabloid and Saudi Arabia. If they … Read moreREVENGE OF THE BILLIONAIRE BEZOS: SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL
This is from an AP DISPATCH FROM MAINE: A Maine newspaper that horrified author Stephen King by dropping its local book review coverage used his complaint to boost digital subscriptions.King, who lives in Bangor, complained Friday about the Portland Press Herald’s decision to stop publishing freelance-written reviews of books about Maine or written by Maine … Read moreStephen King fans love newspapers…?
Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong wants the change the way people consume news on social media.. he called the platforms the “cancer of our time.” “The short attention span we’re creating in this millennium is actually very dangerous,” said Soon-Shiong, the new owner of the Los Angeles Times. “It’s the unintended consequences of social media.” He told … Read moreBillionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong says social media is the cancer of our time!
It was once the biggest print magazine of the year..They were the days.. NOW THIS, AS REPORTED BY Alexandra Steigrad: Days before the issue hit newsstands, usually in early August, executives from Vogue, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Glamour and W would brag about the thickness of their telephone book-sized glossies. They’d boast of the “thud” … Read moreIt’s over. Print dies: September VOGUE does not matter
This may be the best video of the entire year.. a serious interview on the BBC interrupted by a family and frantic mom herding the children off of live TV. We need to laugh more. This video helps. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh4f9AYRCZY]
Yesterday before Savanah Guthrie even was able to finish her sentence that NBC executives suddenly and decisively fired MATT LAUER from the company, news outlets already were running blazing headlines.. Drudge’s siren rolled out from the 1990s GIF graveyard.. People were able to commentate on Youtube live streams within seconds. Reactions on Twitter were ferociously … Read moreThe apocalypse is now. Institutions destroyed across America
I am preparing to write up a lengthly post about why I think, all of these years later, so many people are still fascinated and constantly watch footage of the attacks of September 11, 2001. And in the mean time I realized that on this day in 2005, August 7, Peter Jennings met his fate. … Read moreA moment in history
Here is how things unfolded.. This past slow news weekend, President Donald Trump initiated first blast when he posted a MEME of him from 2007 clothes lining Vince McMahan.. but the head of the WWE owner was replaced with CNN’s logo. The media was shocked! Scrutiny began! Such hate! Vitriol.. And some Americans most likely … Read moreMEME WAR I