Olympic coverage that pushed the envelope

With the London Olympics coming to a close, we can all look forward to the end of the refrain of complaints about NBC’s coverage of the games. The Closing Ceremonies also free Mary Carillo from her nightly gig hosting “Late Night at the Olympics” on the peacock network.  This nightcap for NBC’s coverage featured a […]

The Daily Free Press in The Onion!

Yesterday morning, like most days, I went to my Onion Day-by-Day calendar and pulled off the previous day to reveal my morning dose of satire.  I read the headline and couldn’t help but wondering if it matched what the former editors of BU’s student paper think of it today.  And then I took a close […]

Something’s awry at the Seattle Times (and it’s not the newspaper itself)

Bad puns aside, I’m a fan of newspapers.  While the Internet definitely has them beat for breaking news and news magazines edge them out on in-depth reporting, no other media is as local as a city’s paper.  Which is why I decided, as a new resident of Seattle, to subscribe to the Seattle Times. A […]