The Newseum, a gargantuan space in Washington, DC, dedicated to educating the public about the workings of journalism, unveiled a new exhibit today: a cutting-edge interactive demonstration of how pressure groups control what gets published.
At a panel discussion yesterday, Connie Chung blamed husband Maury Povich for the tabloidization of hard news, which "makes me wanna throw up." She also called him a "hog" and joked about divorce. Someone needs a talk show marriage intervention!
The Newseum, a gallery dedicated to the profession of journalism, is almost ready for visitors! Soon-to-be-former Times media reporter Kit Seelye takes a look at the monument to press freedom, decidedly one of the most expensive museums under construction.
A trick, for those without a subscription to the Journal: the entire front page appears online for free at Newseum, the Freedom Forum's new project. Follow the link below, and click on the PDF link for higher resolution. Wall Street Journal [newseum.org]