Sunday, August 18, 2019

ROLLING STONE WRITER’S WIKIPEDIA PAGE HACKED BY BREITMAN FANS

March 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Of all the reactions to the death of conservative critic Andrew Breitbart on Thursday, none was more Breitbartian than that of Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, who posted this comment on the magazine’s website, under the heading “Death of a Douche”: “Good! F**k him. I couldn’t be happier that he’s dead. I say this in […]

REPORTER WHO WROTE MCCHRYSTAL STORY DIS-EMBEDDED<

August 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In what is likely the first case of a high-profile embedded journalist losing his embedded status with U.S. troops since Geraldo Rivera was given the boot in Iraq in 2003, Michael Hastings, who wrote the Rolling Stone article that resulted in the firing of General Stanley McChrystal. has had his embedded status revoked. “There is […]

TV REPORTERS IN AFGHANISTAN DECRY NEW PENTAGON POLICY

July 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Rolling Stone interview with former Afghan Commander Stanley McChrystal might well be described as a watershed incident in the war, but the Pentagon now seems determined to ensure that no such incident is ever repeated. On Tuesday, ABC News’s Martha Raddatz and NBC’s Richard Engel, who are covering the war, said that new orders […]