A Weekend's Roundup! - New Media and Politics

There's nothing like taking a couple of days off to help you fall behind!


I'm going to start with the story that actually kept me from blogging Friday and Saturday: I checked in late and the first story the blogosphere brought to my attention was this ghastly story out of Arizona courtesy of Wonkette:


News June 4th 2010

News Produced by Drew Pascoe and read by Erica Fisher


Stories writtne by Corentine Rivoire, Jose Espinoza, Jonathan Moore, Alina Gotcherian

New Media and Politics - Easy To Be Complacent


On a slow-news Thursday in Canada, you might be inclined to skip the headlines and let it all slide. After all you're busy. There's a weekend to plan for... hell, there's a whole summer to plan for! Surely you take can a couple of days off from paying attention and let things take care of themselves.


New Media and Politics -- Thursday News Roundup!


Starting to feel like there's nothing going on in the world except that disaster in the Gulf sometimes, but the crimes are so egregious and the people behind them so shameless.


New Media and Politics - How Did We Get Here?

No, that's not a headline for a post on evolution but rather a question about how did the spill in the Gulf come to pass? How is it that oil companies could be self-regulating? All MSM spin aside, who really is responsible for the volcano in the Gulf otther than BP, Transocean and Haliburton? Rebecca Lefton of the Center for American Progress has the answer, and it ain't Obama.

New Media and Politics Wrap

Hello. Going to try and post as many links a fast as possible to make sense out of one day at the beginning of what is usually called the silly season.

News June 2nd 2010

Read and produced by Lachlan Fletcher.

Stories written by Emily Brass, Matthew Phelps and Gareth Sloan.

News May 31st 2010

Read and produced by Nicholas Fiscina.

Stories written by Chris Hanna, Sarah Deshaies and Jose Espinoza.

New Media and Politics - BP Just Never Quits!



If BP's attitude towards stopping the oil from gushing into the Gulf, was the same as it is to trying to defend their corporate brand and defray costs, then that wellhead would have long ago been capped.