Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Obama as Press Critic
New NYT piece reveals the president as private media critic, and yes, he sounds just like--Jay Rosen! Dig this: "Privately and publicly, Mr. Obama has articulated what he sees as two overarching problems: coverage that focuses on political winners and losers rather than substance; and a 'false balance,' in which two opposing sides are given equal weight regardless of the facts." And yes he "dips into" Twitter and blogs, and favors the iPad for reading.