The Wordles below are drawn from top stories about the debt crisis at 10 different news websites. They represent the top stories that appeared on the sites’ homepages Saturday about 9 a.m. The larger that a word appears in the… Read more Share this: Tweet this!
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The New York Times has a big scoop tonight on the Murdoch hacking scandal, reporting that News International and its law firm knew back in 2007 that News of the World had bribed the police—and proceeded to cover it up. Both Harbottle & Lewis and News International took notice of the e-mails to and from
I’m beginning to get that spring/summer 2008 feeling again, and it’s no wonder. The latest GDP report this morning signals that we may be heading into recession again—this time with an unemployment rate above 9 percent. Despite that, the political fight du jour is over just how many trillions of dollars in spending we need
This week, in Washington’s war of attrition over the debt ceiling, the media has had many a political soundbite tossed its way: Bigger governments and smaller people. Sacred cows. That dirty word, compromise. These all had their moments, but none of them have made the media rounds quite like “blank check.” “Blank check” had been…