Bob Woodward has a new book out that paints an unflattering picture of Dubya's administration in the months after el presidente pronounced “mission accomplished” from the deck of an aircraft carrier. Some excerpt from the NYT story: The White House ignored an urgent warning in September 2003 from a top Iraq adviser who said that thousands of additional [...]
The Daily Show looked into the hard-hitting work of Carl Monday, investigative reporter for WKYC TV in Cleveland, Oh., particularly his stories on a teen masturbating in a public library (six stories, 22 minutes of airtime; that’s a lot on TV).
CBC President Robert Rabinovitch drew his line in the sand for reality TV on the nation's public broadcaster for a parliamentary Heritage Committee hearing. However, the big issue was the impact on English TV if CBC lost NHL hockey. Some excerpts from the CBC.ca story: NDP heritage critic Charlie Angus had been a vocal opponent [...]
Some new laws criminalizing offending of the Iraqi government or its officials are lifted from deposed dictator Saddam Hussein's old penal code, reports the NYT. An excerpt: … Roughly a dozen Iraqi journalists have been charged with offending public officials in the past year. Currently, three journalists for a small newspaper in southeastern Iraq are being tried here for [...]