Daily Archives: 29 August 2007

Don’t shoot me, I’m just the piano player

Blaming the media—shooting the messenger—has become a blood sport, even with those with blood on their hands. Jhoomur Bose of CNN-IBN sends a poetic note to those who blame it on the media when what they see or hear doesn’t conform with their own closely held views and beliefs. *** Hello, can one talk to…

Matt Drudge: I’ve a right not to be watched

In 2003, Esquire termed Gay Talese‘s profile of Frank Sinatra as the best story it had ever published on its pages. “The legendary singer was approaching fifty, under the weather, out of sorts, and unwilling to be interviewed. So Talese remained in Los Angeles, hoping Sinatra might recover and reconsider, and he began talking to…