Citizens United Breaches the Levees of Democracy: Will We, the People Defend America?
The American political system has been breached like the Ninth Ward in New Orleans by a judicial-activist Katrina: The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Super PACs and billionaires are flooding … Continue reading
Keith Olbermann Announces His Return to TV
Olbermann has not lost one sardonic step. His FOK News Channel (Friends of Keith) made the announcement yesterday, including the show’s new name and when it will air. All that … Continue reading
Can We Separate Television News from the Game Show Mentality?
American television news is returning to its roots as an information wasteland. Pretty faces with largely empty heads read teleprompters and mug for the camera. A dollop of information surrounded … Continue reading
Is the First Amendment Safe When the Message Owns the Media?
Is there a First Amendment right to cover sports news? American sports do not seem like the place for a show-down on the freedom of the press, but that is … Continue reading