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Ted Koppel: Olbermann, O'Reilly and the death of real news

November 14, 2010 politisite 0

To witness Keith Olbermann – the most opinionated among MSNBC’s left-leaning, Fox-baiting, money-generating hosts – suspended even briefly last week for making financial contributions to Democratic political candidates seemed like a whimsical, arcane holdover from a long-gone era of television journalism, when the networks considered the collection and dissemination of substantive and unbiased news to be a public trust.

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VIDEO: Andrew Breitbart Goes Ballistic at CPAC

February 24, 2010 politisite 0

Tommy Christorpher ambushes Andrew Breitbart at CPAC Need evidence that passions are running high at CPAC? Then watch the following exchange between Andrew Breitbart and Mediaite columnist Tommy Christopher over ACORN, Dan Savage, mucus, James O’Keefe and a myriad of other subjects that, to be truly appreciated, need to be viewed in the following video. For the record, the thoughts and ideas expressed in this exchange are those of Mediaite […]

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Journalist for hire $5000 to investigate Journalists

February 23, 2010 politisite 0

After decades of digging into the Church of Scientology, reporters and editors at the St. Petersburg Times are accustomed to being denounced by its leaders. But they find it unsettling that three veteran journalists — a Pulitzer Prize winner, a former “60 Minutes” producer and the former executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors — are taking the church's money to examine the paper's conduct. Although the journalists have promised […]