DID WALL STREET "GO ROGUE" OR WAS IT ROGUE ALREADY?
As Billions Vanish, Our Focus Should Be On Economic Crimes
By Danny Schechter
Author, PLUNDER: Investigating Our Economic Calamity
Remember "going rogue," how an old word became new again driving media coverage for more than a week during the campaign only to disappear from TV News? Google has 376,000 references for the term "going rogue" thanks to our echo chamber of a media system.
One after another, media outlets repeatedly embraced this "R" word - at a time that other "R" word, "Recession," was not yet in vogue. Language experts jokingly debated the meaning of "going rogue." Writing on the Language Log Blog Mark Liberman noted: