The Media Has Failed Us|
Financial media is not helping us become better informed or better investors. These outlets devote too much of their airtime to forwarding partisan propaganda rather than informing or entertaining us. The numbers suggest media is actually misinforming us and turning us into bad investors.
10 Journalists Slain in Mexico in 2010
Always a dangerous place to be an aggressive reporter, Mexico in 2010 became a killing ground, with 10 reporters slain and several more reported missing.
Calling All Writers! PV Writer's Conference Hosts Big Names, Feb 25-27
The Puerto Vallarta Writers Group will hold its 6th annual Puerto Vallarta Writer's Conference at Los Mangos Library, Feb. 25th-27th, with a stellar line-up of best-selling authors, publishing experts and writing professionals prepared to share their secrets, boost your confidence and launch you on your own trajectory toward literary fame/notoriety.
100 Journalists Killed in 2010, Media Group Says
Geneva - More than 100 journalists were killed in 2010 while covering the world's trouble spots, with Mexico and Pakistan the most deadly places, an independent media group reported Monday.
New York Times Sues the NYPD
The New York Times has sued the New York Police Department, saying the department had routinely violated a state law that requires government agencies to provide information to the press and the public.
Puerto Vallarta Writers Conference
Douglas Allen Danielson
What could be more exciting than attending a conference in beautiful Puerto Vallarta, Mexico? If you want to improve writing skills and learn how to get paid for what you create; then this conference is for you.
Fox News Ordered Staff to Slant News Against Climate Change
On Wednesday, the liberal watchdog site Media Matters published an email from Bill Sammon, Washington managing editor of Fox News, in which Sammon urged the network’s reporters and producers not to refer to climate change “without IMMEDIATELY pointing out that such theories are based upon data that critics have called into question.”
Kuwait Shuts Down Al Jazeera Office
The Real News Network
Al Jazeera: Kuwaiti authorities have closed down the office of the Al Jazeera news channel in Kuwait City.
Why Are Wars Not Being Reported Honestly?
Never has so much official energy been expended in ensuring journalists collude with the makers of rapacious wars which, say the media-friendly generals, are now "perpetual."
Index on Censorship and English PEN Celebrate Writers' Fight for Free Expression
Despite threats of violence, imprisonment and death, writers around the world continue to fight to make their voices heard. The latest issue of Index on Censorship pays tribute to one of the world's longest running campaigns for free expression, English PEN's Writers in Prison Committee.
Junco: Mexico Can Recover Through Accountability
If truth and transparency cannot be assured in the Mexican press and legal system, the leader of Mexico's largest newspaper chain said this week, the country will keep suffering from social problems and a violent drug war.