Tag Archives: journalism

Fox News Headline Of The Year

(Via – Language Log) Thanks to JMG tipper, James.

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Alycia Lane Fired

Alycia Lane, the Philadelphia CBS newscaster arrested last month during a traffic altercation in which she called a female cop a “dyke bitch” has been fired. From the KWY-TV president: “After assessing the overall impact of a series of incidents resulting from judgments she has made, we have concluded that it would be impossible for Alycia to continue to report ...

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Stinging Shame

After a two-week-long police sex sting netted 40 men for having sex in two Johnson City, Tennessee parks, the Johnson City Press published the names, addresses and photos of all 40 men. Among the arrested was a Baptist minister, who has now resigned. According to the story, local cruisers had dubbed a section of one of the parks as the ...

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Iran Launches English-Language
Web TV Channel

Iran has launched an English-language 24-hour news channel called Press TV, which with al-Jazeera should satisfy all your anti-American propaganda needs. I’ve watched a couple of hours of the programming late last night and some of it is fascinating stuff, with some apparently English and American-born reporters and commenters joining the male and (headscarfed) female anchors on screen. While much ...

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