NYU j-prof Jay Rosen pointed to this speech yesterday: The fall of Rome: Media after Empire, by Mark Scott, managing director of the Australian Broadcasting Corp. This blog post by Aussie writer Margaret Simons offers some commentary on the speech.
From the BBC: (seen first on Twitter) One giant slip in Bangladesh news Armstrong did not say the hoax had been “one giant lie” for mankind Two Bangladeshi newspapers have apologised after publishing an article taken from a satirical US website which claimed the Moon landings were faked. The Daily Manab Zamin said US astronaut [...]
It has some insights into who's really buying U.S. newspapers these days — and it's not who you think, nor for the reasons you might suspect. From the Oct. 14 Onion: According to a report published this week in American Journalism Review, 93 percent of all newspaper sales can now be attributed to kidnappers seeking to [...]