AltWeeklies Wire Lays Off Members of Senior Staffnew, an ambitious online content provider that's part of mega-rich Phil Anschutz's media empire, underwent a restructuring at its Denver headquarters this morning that's resulted in a number of layoffs.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  06-01-2012  |  Media

The New News Economynew

As newspapers struggle, nonprofit news is being touted as the key to the future. Is it?
East Bay Express  |  Rachel Swan and Ellen Cushing  |  05-30-2012  |  Media

The Pravda-ization of the News

Try as they may to make the news as boring as possible, U.S. media outlets keep churning out hilarious "news" stories. Hardly a day passes without the release of some piece whose content is so ridiculous, its tone so absurdly credulous, that it makes us feel as if we live in a bizarre reincarnation of the propaganda-soaked Soviet Union.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  04-26-2012  |  Media

The Pejorative Reportnew

It's not just the Rush Limbaughs who use language to degrade and insult. As politicians throw around emotionally packed words on the attack, some journalists wind up repeating them.
Jackson Free Press  |  Valerie Wells  |  04-06-2012  |  Media

Fox's 'Touch' = A smoldering Sutherland, pseudo-religious hokum, and a 'magical Negro'new

TV networks have always had a weakness for mysticism, from The Twilight Zone to The X-Files to Lost.
San Antonio Current  |  Dean Robbins  |  04-02-2012  |  TV

Oakland Tribune Afraid of Losing Subscribers to Occupy Oakland Tribunenew

According to writers at the newly established activist paper, the Occupy Oakland Tribune, the other Tribune is demanding the smaller news outlet disable its content and stop using the word "Tribune" in its name, saying it "tarnishes and diminishes the value" of the city's flagship paper.
SF Weekly  |  Erin Sherbert  |  01-11-2012  |  #OCCUPY

Is the LAPD Restricting Occupy L.A. Coverage With Last-Minute 'Pool Media'?new

If the LAPD doesn't lift media restrictions, the ACLU plans to file an injunction.
L.A. Weekly  |  Simone Wilson  |  11-29-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Bloomberg, NYPD Finally Piss Off The Medianew

Once a useful document that allowed reporters to witness events at a closer proximity, the NYPD press pass is now officially worthless.
The Village Voice  |  Graham Rayman  |  11-21-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Is Occupy Philly a Man's World? Sounds like

It's sad to think that people optimistic enough to believe that marches and sit-ins can dismantle greed in the hearts and minds of bankers and politicians they'll never meet think it's impossible to help the women working every day alongside them to protect themselves.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  11-18-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Up Close and Radicalnew

Inside the Occupy Boston media struggle.
Boston Phoenix  |  Chris Faraone  |  10-27-2011  |  #OCCUPY

I Can't Stop Reading Commentersnew

Calling black people animals, references to monkeys, phrases like "welcome to the jungle, baby" and "That’s how it go in da hood" are all standard comments beneath crime stories on when the perp is black. And we haven’t even gotten to the anal rape fantasies that regularly litter sexual offender and police corruption stories. So why do I read them?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  10-19-2011  |  Commentary

MSM Slow to Pick Up on Occupy Wall Streetnew

If you’ve been watching mainstream TV news or reading mainstream newspapers, chances are you’re not aware that protesters in New York have been marching, speaking and waving signs against Wall Street. Dubbed “Occupy Wall Street,” the action has drawn about 1,000 people, who are occupying a park in lower Manhattan.
Metro Times  |  Michael Jackman  |  09-27-2011  |  #OCCUPY

Radio Snack: Food on the airwaves in Austinnew

Radio remains important to many people as a source of information, entertainment, and tribal connection. Music, news, sports, politics, gossip, religion, drama, and humor all have places across the spectrum of what we still call the dial. Food is no exception.
Austin Chronicle  |  MM Pack  |  07-15-2011  |  Food+Drink

Peace and Redemption: One Soldier's Story of an Uncovered Warnew

As part of a two-part series, this issue of Random Lengths News brings readers the story of Ethan McCord, the soldier who rescued two wounded children.
Random Lengths News  |  Zamná Ávila  |  07-05-2011  |  War

Cuyahoga County's Fight Over Document Fees Yields a Dubious Alliancenew

Five years before Cuyahoga County Recorder Pat O'Malley resigned in May 2008, he quietly closed a deal that garnered little interest at the time. It was a pact with Data Trace, a California company that specializes in snapping up title and tax documents, then customizing and re-selling the information.
Cleveland Scene  |  Anastasia Pantsios  |  04-20-2011  |  Policy Issues

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