Friday, July 9, 2010

Kabuki Democracy: Why a Progressive Presidency Is Impossible, for Now

Eric Alterman, who Bill Moyers said is "a good friend," two years ago, knocks one out of the park in this article about reality in America.
Neglect at the federal level is matched by an equal lack of interest in these topics [infrastructure, education, environment, employment] by the mainstream [corporate] media. A valuable study by Jodi Enda in the American Journalism Review revealed an almost total lack of interest in these issues on the part of virtually every major news organization.