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Who is the Media Person of the Year?new

An entire media panel opted to stay seated in a room in a building that may or may not have been on fire instead of getting up to leave. This media discussion going up in flames is a completely and utterly apt metaphor for something about the content and state of these kinds of discussions.
The Village Voice  |  Foster Kamer  |  12-07-2010  |  Media

Who Is Howard Kurtz and Why Shouldn't You Care?new

Kurtz's move to The Daily Beast matches up exactly with his shtick: schlocky, celebrity friendly, high poses, low plays, spotlight-hungry news-as-brand-building.
The Village Voice  |  Foster Kamer  |  10-06-2010  |  Media

Vanity Fair Chief's Acceptance of Payment for Film Tip Was Benignnew

Vanity Fair chief Graydon Carter has, in my opinion, turned a little nutty in the past two years, with the usual throwaway editor's note becoming home to Noam Chomsky-like screeds about the Bush administration, but he's not a crook.
New York Press  |  Russ Smith  |  08-07-2004  |  Media

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