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NYT’s Alessandra Stanley Just Doesn’t Get ‘House of Cards’

The Netflix cash cow House of Cards is back, to a much bruited review by New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley. ‘House of Cards’ Season 3: More Policy Than Chicanery “House of Cards” began as a fun-house-mirror reflection of … Continue reading

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Jill Stein to Run for President on Groan Party Ticket

Dr. Jill Stein, the woman who took the green out of the Green Party in 2002, wants another shot at the presidency of the United States. From her press release yesterday: Dr. Jill Stein Announces Formation of Exploratory Committee For … Continue reading

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Hack Attack! Salon’s Brutal Takedown of Bigfoot Journalists

Salon’s Alex Pareene has assembled a Top Ten Hackorama of Political Journalists and it’s a corker (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Pareene blowtorches some of the most notable members of the chinstrokerati, “[channeling] each media figure’s ‘unique’ voice — … Continue reading

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Boston: We’re Number . . . Whatever In Segregated Schools!

From our Why the New York Times Is a Great (Local) Newspaper desk: Monumental takeout on New York’s public-school system in Sunday’s New York Times. Nut graf: In the broad resegregation of the nation’s schools that has transpired over recent … Continue reading

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Not My Man Gottfried

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried, he of the toe-curling Japanese tsunami jokes that lost him his job as the voice of the Aflac duck, mounts a defense in this Salon piece by Kerry Lauerman: It had been about a month since Gilbert Gottfried lobbed … Continue reading

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Salon: NYT’s “journalistic obedience”

Tuesday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece about CIA operative Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot and killed two Pakistanis last month, thereby exacerbating the uneasy alliance between Pakistan and the U.S. Problem is, according to Salon.com, the Times sat … Continue reading

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