Things I Read Today

From ColorLines: “Fox Wants to “Debate” Bigotry, and Juan Williams Makes It OK” Fox’s contribution to our “debate about these issues” is to make them into a debate in the first place. The right has screamed with such glee over Williams’ firing not just because they love beating up on NPR, though it’s certainly a …

What Would We Do Without CNN?

There are some major health problems in Haiti right now: Only days after the Government of Haiti confirmed that mounting cases of acute diarrhoea were caused by cholera, the death toll has risen above 250 and more than 3,000 have been hospitalized. And, thank goodness, we have CNN and Sean Penn to tell us how …