The GOP-led House, determined to trim spending and emboldened by NPR's recent black eyes, voted Thursday to end NPR's federal funding. Under the bill, no public radio stations could use taxpayer dollars to buy NPR programs.
If Congress pares back funding for NPR, small stations will be hit the hardest, so many are already looking for ways to survive if the worst happens.
The idea of the outspoken and off-kilter Charlie Sheen going onto Twitter suggests a public-relations apocalypse. But some media experts say it's a perfect match.
UN General Assembly rarely castigates one of its own, even in the face of egregious acts. Ousting Libya from the Human Rights Council follows other UN actions to respond to the crisis.
With founder Julian Assange grappling with his personal legal problems, some analysts say WikiLeaks has to chart an independent course, much as Apple needs to look beyond Steve Jobs.
Borders bankruptcy may not be a good sign for brick-and-mortar businesses, but the outlook for the written word is still good, some say. The Borders bankruptcy became official on Wednesday.
Borders bankruptcy comes at a time when the company reports $2 million in losses each day at the stores it plans to close.
Keith Olbermann's move from MSNBC to Current TV, co-founded by Al Gore, makes sense for both parties in the short term. It gives the tiny channel a boost and Olbermann a temporary home.
The State of the Union was once delivered only to Congress, then to conscientious US citizens via TV and radio. Now it is fragmented, repackaged, and delivered to an incalculable global audience.