Oh Come On, You Can't Really Be Surprised NBC Is Screwing David Gregory
Apparently a few people in the mediaverse are shocked, shocked I tell you that NBC is unceremoniously giving soon-to-be-ex-soulmate David Gregory the silent treatment these days. It seems like the network just isn't bothering to call him back and is otherwise turning a cold ...read more
CNN's Ashleigh Banfield Just Dropped a Reality Bomb On Immigrant-Haters
The debate over the current crisis involving unaccompanied children crossing the border has been covered with the usual conflict-driven noise, but the voices dominating the mainstream media have been hateful anti-immigrant protesters, and people trying to appease them, or pass ...read more
You Want Bulls**t? Talk To a General, You Want Reality? Talk To a Grunt
There are a lot of things HBO's The Newsroom gets right about national TV news production. It's rare that one show does all of its own research and general digging for facts, as the fictional "Newsnight" seems to do, since you have to keep in mind that you've got the ...read more
The Two Things I Can Always Count On...
It's occasionally difficult coming up with something to write about, a subject worth turning into a full column here. I generally publish four pieces a week at The Daily Banter along with several other smaller posts over at my own site, Deus Ex Malcontent, and I can't lie and ...read more