Archive for January 22nd, 2008
This Slate article is from 2005, but the topic is one that desperately needs to be reported accurately. It’s about ethanol, and the story is that it takes much more energy to make ethanol than one can get from ethanol. Ethanol won’t significantly reduce our oil imports; adding more ethanol to our gas tanks adds [...]
The death of investigative journalism is not the title of this paper, but it is the context. Here’s the title: “The Growing Importance of Nonprofit Journalism,” by Charles Lewis (April, 2007). The statistics will shock and depress you. That the lack of investigative journalism in the corporate media world is a worldwide phenomenon makes it all [...]
The Center for Public Intergrity has now added them up. There were 935 lies from high-ranking Bush officials. All of them designed to convince us to invade Iraq for no good reason. Here’s a summary: The study counted 935 false statements in the two-year period. It found that in speeches, briefings, interviews and other venues, Bush and [...]
I’m glad that someone finally starting raising probing questions regarding this compelling topic of LOL.
Here’s the announcement by Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, that the “influential” Mr. Rove will inspire the class of ’08 with his words at this year’s graduation. Is everyone at the school happy with that announcement? Not at all, as Marty Kaplan explains.