Monthly Archives: April 2010

Bread and circuses for everyone. Yahoo! recreates a tabloid newspaper on its home page.

Do you ever get the idea that Internet news media are more trivial than the traditional newspaper, more given to stories that are not hard news, but instead focused on selling products, titillating sensibilities or gossiping? In fact, it’s not

Media coverage says thumbs up to questioning global warming and thumbs down to public transit.

The news media sets the agenda for public conversation by determining what stories it will cover outside of hard news such as wars, mass murders and celebrity breakups.  This week we have a perfect example of the great disservice that