Monday, August 18, 2008

monday reads

Christopher Moraff: Feeding the Beast

Chris Floyd: Fear, Procurement, Profit: Permanent War and the American Way

The results of the new Pew Survey on News Consumption (taken every two years and released this afternoon) suggest that viewers of the “fake news” programs "The Daily Show"and "The Colbert Report" are more knowledgeable about current events (as judged by three test questions) than watchers of “real” cable news shows hosted by Lou Dobbs, Bill O’Reilly and Larry King, among others -- as well as average consumers of NBC, ABC, Fox News, CNN, C-SPAN and daily newspapers.

Frank Rich The Candidate We Still Don't Know

Pain lingers for wrongfully convicted man.

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