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John Nichols: David Carr Was Our Guide Through a ‘Dead-Bang Ugly’ Media Moment

Nichols: Carr was as sharp-witted as they came. And he had an eye that recognized every fumble by media moguls, elite anchormen, neo-Luddites and digital utopians. Yet, instead of calling them out for the sake of calling them out, he sought to understand and, ultimately, to explain the economic and technological and human demands that have thrown journalism and media into a new paradigm that is not evolving but, rather, coming at us at speeds now measured in gigabits.

David Carr: At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time

For most of recorded history, we have witnessed war in the rearview mirror. It took weeks and sometimes months for Mathew Brady’s, and his associates’, photos of  the bloody consequences of Antietam to reach the public. Dozens of bodies at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down by a surface-to-air missile near the More

Robert Scheer> The Good Germans in Government

Is there an international manhunt being organized to bring to justice Dick Cheney, the then-vice president who seized upon the pain and fear of 9/11 to make lying to the public the bedrock of American foreign policy? ♦ By Robert Scheer  Posted on Jun 25, 2013  truthdig.com ♦ What a disgrace. The U.S. government, cheered on by much of the media, More

Robert Scheer> The Good Germans in Government

Is there an international manhunt being organized to bring to justice Dick Cheney, the then-vice president who seized upon the pain and fear of 9/11 to make lying to the public the bedrock of American foreign policy? ♦ By Robert Scheer  Posted on Jun 25, 2013  truthdig.com ♦ What a disgrace. The U.S. government, cheered on by much of the media, More

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