FTC Reinventing Journalism: Today’s Watchdogs May Be Tomorrow’s Lap Dogs


As we have come to expect, the new FTC “discussion draft” on reinventing journalism was quietly released this week, virtually lost among the big stories of flotillas and oil leaks. Some of the ideas contained include using AmeriCorps as a cheap, young journalistic alternative and grant making to university journalism students to do actual reporting. [...]

Disasters and Double Standards


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Where’s the media outrage over Obama’s mismanagement of the Gulf Coast crisis?