Archive for May, 2006



Misty Bay

(Click to enlarge) Sorry folks – my cold is too bad to be able to post today. I’ll try tomorrow.

Free At Last – of TV

Reuters reports on a recent survey intervewing 1000 people during March and April. about media trends in ten countries: UK,US, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia and South Korea. One key conclusion that should surprise no one was: “National TV is still the most trusted news source by a wide margin, although the Internet [...]

Dueling to Death

Alan Johnson writing on Normblog, points out that the Euston Manifesto gets unfairly criticized by both left and right because they see it through the lens of their own static ideology. So strong are those lenses at this juncture in political debate that the critics entirely miss the clear words of the Manifesto. The third [...]

Engaging the Neo-Left

As I read various comments and reactions regarding the Euston Manifesto my general impression that I am somewhat to the right of the center of gravity of the manifesto but all in all I find much to support enthusiastically. I think the most valuable thing I find in the Manifesto is that possibility of dialog [...]