Tuesday, September 06, 2005

The new Media

I wonder how long this is going to last? Last week we saw Anderson Cooper giving it to US Senators, yesterday there was an amazing commentary by Keith Olbermann. I've heard of others finally standing up as well but haven't seen them.

It's amazing to see the media finally growing a spine. I'm not going to wonder why this is, I'm just going to bask in the greatness of the event and pray (in my own non-religiously-denominated way) that it continues. We need the media to be the fact checker in this country. We depend on them to do the hard research and ask the hard questions.

Up until this hurricane, my favorite source of news was the BBC. I love BBC America and believe that the news they show is the most unbiased and well rounded broadcast there is. They still are #1 in my book, but maybe the US media is finally catching up to them. Anyway, I bring this up because it seems that they too have noticed what I'm seeing.


bollder said...

In the case of Keith Olbermann this is not "finally growing a spine." It's a case of you (and apparently many other bloggers) finally waking up and realizing that he HAS one.

trace said...

Wait.. are you trying to say that the media has always (and still does) have a spine? Yea.. not buying that.. sorry