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Fourth-estate follies, 2009 edition

Between the rise of the Web, the ADD-addling of America, the fragmentation of any national political consensus, and the devastated economy, working in the press can feel a bit like manning the Titanic — and this year, the entire industry seemed to te
The Phoenix's second annual year in media malfeasance
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 25, 2009

Mr. Respectable

Last Wednesday, oft-vilified media mogul Rupert Murdoch announced that News Corp. — parent company of (among others) the Times of London, the New York Post , and Fox News — will soon begin charging readers for access to all its news sites.
What's behind Rupert Murdoch's paid-content push? Plus, the ambitions of BoMag's new editor.
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 14, 2009

Today's best headline

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By Adam Reilly  |  May 29, 2009

Obama's dinner with the wimpy (?) right

Until I read this Michael Wolff piece, I hadn't known that Barack Obama recently sat down to dinner ...
By Adam Reilly  |  January 14, 2009

The Fox and the Wolff

No point in looking for an explanation or asking "why" something was said or done; Murdoch has no demonstrated ability to do so.
How did a controversial media reporter get total access to the most — and perhaps most  — newspaper man in the world? He just asked.
By DANIEL MCCARTHY  |  December 17, 2008