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Friday, April 25, 2008

Max Dyer, Milwaukee

It's been the leading story in major newspapers and TV news programs for the past week. More than 100 million people are being driven deeper into poverty by a "silent tsunami" of rising food prices, according to World Food Program Executive Director Josette Sheeran. A dozen countries have experienced food riots and strikes.
02.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The web has taken a particular toll on two businesses: music and print publications. Unsurprisingly, print publications about music have become especially endangered. Small music magazines have been dying left and right, but today Idolator reported that the venerable No Depression will cease publishing after its next issue. As the voice of the stronger-than-ever alt-country movement, No Depression...
01.16.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
Yesterday I asked Howard Dean, "Which side are you on?" And, later in the day, we got his response: Howard Dean, once the hope of Democratic rebels, joined CNBC in appealing the court decision that enjoined CNBC to include Dennis Kucinich in the Nevada debate. Dean and corporate media won, we lost, and CNBC hosted the most boring two hours of programming imaginable. Would the listless, careful dis...