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Elizabeth Edwards Dies of Cancer at 61

December 7, 2010 Politisite 0

Elizabeth Edwards, who as the wife of former Senator John Edwards gave America an intimate look at a candidate’s marriage by sharing his quest for the 2008 presidential nomination as she struggled with incurable cancer and, secretly, with his infidelity, died Tuesday at her home in Chapel Hill, N.C. She was 61. Her family confirmed the death. A family friend said Mrs. Edwards was surrounded by family and friends when […]

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Fox News gains while old media whine

March 21, 2010 Politisite 1

Oh the arrogance of tired old media. Howell Raines, former executive editor of the NY Times, cries in the Washington Post that his old-school journalistic colleagues have not mounted a crusade against Fox News: Why has our profession, through its general silence — or only spasmodic protest — helped Fox legitimize a style of journalism that is dishonest in its intellectual process, untrustworthy in its conclusions and biased in its […]