The Crumbling of The Fourth Estate: A Commentary on the Sad State of The News Media
The other day, these were the headlines on Yahoo.com. Some were accompanied by pictures of panic or of catastrophe, as the situation indicated.
Fed cuts rates as economy slumps, hoping to stop recession (AP)
AP - Scrambling to shore up the faltering economy, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates to the lowest point in nearly four years Wednesday as the nation teetered on the edge of recession.
Senators ask Pentagon to reopen Air Force contract probe (AP)
US report says al-Qaida gaining strength (AP)
DNA confirms IDs of czar's children, ending mystery (AP)
Documents show US considered using nuclear weapons (AP)
Texas officials looking at possible abuse among FLDS boys (AP)
And then there was that crucial piece of information I'd been waiting for all day...with baited breath, so to speak....
David Blaine held his breath for longer than anyone else. (AP)
Thank God. Now, I can exhale.
Here Now The News.
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Judith Acosta is a licensed psychotherapist, author, and speaker. She is also a classical homeopath based in New Mexico.
She is the author of The Next Osama (2010), co-author of The Worst is Over (2002), the newly released Verbal First Aid (more...