This week I got an "official invitation" from the PDN 30 folks, saying I've landed in a "select group of talented photographers for this first stage of the PDN '30' process." Which is mildly uplifting news, in the face of the incorrigible shape-shifting that continues to mark the current media landscape. There's some arterial bleeding happening, and it's going … Continue reading PDN 30 and Relentless Bleeding
Somehow, I find the return of Helen Thomas to the White House Press Corps strangely heartwarming. What's heartbreaking is the nasty running commentary on both MediaBistro and YouTube. Yeah, she's not exactly objective. But given the lackadaisical state of the White House press corps, is that really detrimental?
More in the U.K. Guardian or in Le Monde! Supporters react as they watch US President-elect Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) give his victory speech on television in Harlem, New York, November 5, 2008.
Outside Harlem's Convent Avenue Baptist Church, a line stretched around the block as people lined up to cast their ballots.