Friday, October 19, 2012

Snapshot of the State - An Alliance of Gatekeepers

"But particularly when the media profess to strive toward objectivity, gatekeepers play a crucial role in helping people navigate the news to make educated political decisions."

Eric Alterman

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Snapshot of the State - False Empathy

"He's really sort of the devil. He's completely emotionally detached. He has no empathy. You find that in psychopaths. It's about power with Voldemort. It's an aphrodisiac for him. Power makes him feel alive."

Ralph Fiennes

Monday, October 1, 2012