From YouTube – “Reporter turns ghetto in 3 seconds”:
(Lux Interior of the Cramps performing Tear It Up, as taken from the movie Urgh! A Music War) Guardian blogger Owen Adams looks back on Lux Interior of the psychobilly punk group the Cramps. Interior, 60, died Wednesday of a heart condition.
Craig Oliver, CTV News's chief political correspondent and co-host of Question Period, is the winner of the 2009 Hyman Solomon Award for Public Policy Reporting. From the Public Policy Forum website: In 1994, the Public Policy Forum established The Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism to celebrate the journalistic standards and intellectual [...]
From the NYT: It seems that even Rupert Murdoch isn’t immune to the downturn battering media companies. The News Corporation, the media empire controlled by Mr. Murdoch, said Thursday that it lost $6.4 billion in its second quarter as profit fell sharply at its television and movie units. The company also took a large write-down [...]
From the NYT: Condé Nast Publications named a new publisher for The New Yorker on Thursday and put the magazine’s previous publisher in charge of Internet ad sales for the entire company. The move is part of a continuing reorganization as the company grapples with the magazine industry’s plunging ad revenue. Drew Schutte, publisher of [...]
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