In this edition:
David Carr reports on the Golden Globes, where everyone is “a little special.” Hey, that sounds just like our elementary school.
Today gains a fourth hour in its continued quest to become its own 24 hour-a-day channel.
The American Songbook returns to Lincoln Center, with rapper Mos Def in tow. Chappelle’s Block Party this ain’t.
And finally, as if you weren’t depressed enough by the state of the industry, David Leonhart tells us what our government could have bought with the $1.2 trillion it’s spent in Iraq:
For starters, $1.2 trillion would pay for an unprecedented public health campaign — a doubling of cancer research funding, treatment for every American whose diabetes or heart disease is now going unmanaged and a global immunization campaign to save millions of children’s lives.
But it’s not all bad. There’s two more hours of American Idol on again tonight!
- Bob Herbert Devotes His Last New York Times Column to the "Scandalous" Maldistribution of Wealth
- Nate Silver: Eight Out of 260 News Organizations Account for More Than Half of All Original Reporting
- New York Times Journalists Recall Horror of Captivity In Libya In Their Own Words
- Released New York Times Journalists Recount Harrowing Ordeal in Libya