From the NYT: Paul Krugman, a professor at Princeton University and an Op-Ed page columnist for The New York Times, was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday. … Mr. Krugman received the award for his work on international trade and economic geography. In particular, the prize committee lauded his work for [...]
The propensity for voters, in the U.S. but also Canada, to make ballot box decisions on the most trivial of criteria can turn those societies in a direction they really don’t want to go, argues former Canadian diplomat-turned-academic Kimon Valaskakis.
From the Washington Post: September was a great month to write about politics on the Web. The Los Angeles Times had an all-time-high 137 million page views, The Washington Post topped 320 million, and both Slate and the Huffington Post set their own traffic records. It's tempting to give Gov. Sarah Palin credit for these [...]
NYT public editor Clark Hoyt finds stunningly little reportage on actual policy in his newspaper’s coverage of the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign.