Tag Archives: China
The hardworking staff has long admired the work of New York Times correspondent David Barboza, who, according to the Times website, “was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting ‘for his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese … Continue reading
So Bloomberg News reporter Michael Forsythe, who leaked a big story last fall to the New York Times about Bloomberg News spiking his report about corruption among China’s political leaders, gets fired by Bloomberg News and then hired by the Times. Pay … Continue reading
It’s lately become clear that reporting on China triggers the law of diminishing returns. From Saturday’s New York Times front page: Bloomberg News Is Said to Curb Articles That Might Anger China BEIJING — The decision came in an early … Continue reading
The hardworking staff decided to try something different last night: We listened to the presidential debate while watching the Yankee game. Any similarity between the two is purely coincidental. 9:03-9:15 “You’re a liar!” “No, you’re a liar!” It’s going to be … Continue reading
Ads ‘n’ ends from last night’s Barack Obama/Mitt Romney bakeoff in the Mile High/Low Expectations City: • If you picked “crushed” for your drinking game, you were knee-walking by 9:14. • The first half hour of this thing was strictly … Continue reading
The Boston Herald finally notices that Elizabeth Warren’s new TV spot says we should be more like China. Details at IGTLTDT.
The hardworking staff has always believed that the bridge connecting San Francisco with Oakland was the perfect visual representation of the two cities: The graceful suspension bridge on the Frisco side, the clunky, utilitarian span leading into Oakland. But Sunday’s … Continue reading