ORIANA Michael Ledeen remembers his friend Oriana Fallaci “Oriana was one of those bigger-than-life personalities who dwarf everyone around them, and there wasn’t much grey in her world, things were always sharply defined.”
STUDIO 60: “If I Ran the Zoo, er, Studio, er, World…” Catherine Seipp finds that NBC’s Sorkinesque “Studio 60” is a drama about about a comedy about “Characters of proper liberal moral clarity making rousing speeches to each other while the swelling soundtrack tells viewers what to feel.” No laughtrack.
MURDERER IN THE CATHEDRAL An Exclusive Pajamas Media video presentation on Iranian President Khatami’s visit to the Washington National Cathedral.
DAVID CORN on The Selling of the Iraq War: Special Correspondent Andrew Keen interviews David Corn Washington editor of The Nation, Pajamas Media blogger and author of the best-selling %%AMAZON=0307346811 Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War.%% (podcast)
<a title=”Politics Central: FROGS TO PRINCES” href=”http://politicscentral.com/2006/09/12/frogs_to_princes.php” target=new>FROGS TO PRINCES by PJM’s Paris editor, Nidra Poller. In her first regular report, Poller takes on the French media, where none of the important news “is mentioned on prime time news in la R√©publique fran√ßaise. All of this is hidden behind a puerile smoke screen of school supplies.”
THE SANITY SQUAD on Grieving and Taking Sides in the Wake of 9/11. Our resident group of 4 mental health professionals, put the USA on the couch on 9/11 + 5. 9/11: FIVE YEARS AFTER: Our global coverage of the event from editors in LA, Seattle, Sydney, Tel Aviv and Barcelona.
THE CHICS OF THE DICTATORS: The Manolo on the Disaster of the Fashion in Iran.
IMPLICATIONS OF THE LONG WAR: Real Time Dispatches by Josh Manchester.
HOW TO REALLY INTIMIDATE THE MEDIA: The Muddled Thinking of Mainstream Media Is Clarified by Arthur Jensen in “Network.” “Am I getting through to you, Mr. Beale?”