Nobody To Blame But Himself

Politico’s John F. Harris and Jim Vandehei tackle what can be a tricky subject for reporters to discuss, especially political reporters; bias.  It’s an interesting piece, and one that focused primarily on which biases do affect reporting outside of ideological biases, but what it all comes down...

The Press Corps’ Disturbingly Battered Spouse Syndrome Like Symptoms

Libby over at the Newshoggers points out an interesting little anecdote from the McCain campaign trail.  But where she finds cause for hope and humor, I remain deeply disturbed. Whilst out on the trail, apparently the press detail assigned to McCain had taken to chanting, “Bring Mack Back!  Bring Mack...

Hands Off

Howie Kurtz has an interesting sort of profilish bit up for his “Media Notes” this morning regarding the relationship between Barack Obama and the press, one that I must admit kind of took me by surprise.  Specifically, he details just how hands off the Obama campaign has been with the...