Rick Ellis writes a good piece about the Daily Show, Jon Stewart, Crossfire and Novaks reactions after the fact. I think Rick is dead on when he writes You can see just one small indication of the problems facing old media by looking at the aftermath of Stewart’s “Crossfire” appearance. While Friday’s show received decent…… Continue reading More about Stewart vs Crossfire
Daily Shows Jon Stewart on Crossfire
Author and fake news anchor Jon Stewart was guest on CNNs Crossfire last friday. Rather than plugging his show and book Stewart took Crossfires Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson to school and said Crossfire was hurting America. The show turned into a discussion about Crossfires and medias failure to make politicians accountable and to ask…… Continue reading Daily Shows Jon Stewart on Crossfire
Foreign outcries about American politics – impacting the vote or pissing everyone off?
Anders writes about the norwegian ad against the Bush administration and the english call for action to sway voters in the US. The question, will it work or just piss everyone off? Impacting the vote or pissing everyone off?
Norwegians against Bush
The grass root movement Tellhim.no runs an ad in todays Washington Post where the movement articulates that the Norwegian government is not with the people when supporting George W. Bush and his was in Iraq. See the Washington Post ad [PDF] For those of you without PDF reader, I have included the letter in the…… Continue reading Norwegians against Bush
George W Bush : Because he says so
Funny “commercial for” W. Bush: George W. Bush’s Words If you wonder who the real flip-flopper is, watch this video by The Daily Show.
How to deal with a spinner
Finally someone has given us an example to follow on how to deal with a spinner. Chris Matthres of the MSNBC program Hardball nails Michelle Malkin to the wall for trying to spin John Kerry as having shot himself to earn a purple heart. DV Guide : HOWTO Deal with a Spinner: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews…… Continue reading How to deal with a spinner
Must see: John Kerry in interview with Jon Stewart
The fake news show “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” has interviewed Senator John Kerry.
New York Times article about Michael Moore award winning movie Fahrenheit 9/11: Frank Rich (NY Times): Michael Moore’s Candid Camera. Of course, Mr. Moore is being selective in what he chooses to include in his movie; he’s a polemicist, not a journalist. But he implicitly raises the issue that much of what we’ve seen elsewhere…… Continue reading Fahrenheit 9/11
Interesting to note that the Bush government, and Rumsfeld in particular is denouncing ever having made Saddam out to be an immanent threat to the USA. MoveOn.org has picked up the ball with the distribution of a video clip they describe like this: Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld got caught blatantly contradicting his past statements, and…… Continue reading Rumsfelds deception
Banned on CBS: MoveOn’s ‘Child’s pay’.
The Bush In 30 Seconds ad contest held earlier this month resulted in the winning 30 second entry Child’s pay that was supposed to be aired during the Super Bowl today. It seems the Child’s pay ad from MoveOn was too much for CBS, and they claim they won’t run it because they don’t run…… Continue reading Banned on CBS: MoveOn’s ‘Child’s pay’.