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May 25, 2012

The Last Days of the Media

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At this point it all just seems sorta normal, doesn't it?

If you want to understand why Newsweek put a badly photoshopped picture of Obama with a gay halo on its cover....

There is no news business anymore, just media trolls looking for a traffic handout, feeding off manufactured controversies that they create and then report on. Magazines and sites struggling to stay alive while preaching to a narrow audience which likes essays by leftist cranks and mocking pictures of conservatives. And they're not alone; any magazine that still covers politics, covers it in the same exact way. -- by Daniel Greenfield

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 25, 2012 8:43 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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About five years ago, I worked for a very stupid woman. She was young and pretty once, but that had all passed and left her with her defective personality, and weak mind. It wasn't her diploma-mill degree, or her inability to grasp a concept that offended me. It was her subscription to Newsweek.

Posted by: Casca at May 25, 2012 12:14 PM

At least Newsweek is "out and proud" about the halo photos now, as opposed to the more subliminal ones we saw in 2008.

Posted by: rickl at May 25, 2012 6:07 PM

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