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  • Sandy Hook: this man helped save six children is now getting harassed for it

    01/15/2013 3:50:57 PM PST · by Dead Dog · 67 replies
    Salon ^ | Alex Seitz-Wald
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  • I can has cheezburger ... and pathos?

    02/12/2009 8:48:52 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 107 replies · 5,748+ views
    salon ^ | Jay Dixit
    The lolcats, the Internet's most famous felines, may be hilarious. But in their yearning, I see nothing less than the tragedy of the human condition.
  • Salon Article Smears FreeRepublic

    10/12/2004 11:46:38 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 93 replies · 2,391+ views
    Salon ^ | Oct. 13, 2004 | Mark Follman
    [...] The right-wing echo chamber Free Republic, where private citizens spit pseudonymous venom, is also a rich treasure trove of nastiness. In late 2003 when the Massachusetts Supreme Court voted to allow marriage rights for same-sex couples, the Freepers went off: "This is great that Massachusett's gay judges did this. Let all the fudgepackers move there and be clients of the Dickem and Dunkem (Ted Kennedy) law firm," wrote a poster named "Therapist." "Can I marry my mule?" asked another. Another responded: "Sorry. Next step is to give them your boys. They want the age of consent lowered to around...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Less Than Ten Cents on the Dollar ( Salon.com owes the White House $, can't pay )

    03/04/2004 4:14:47 AM PST · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 11 replies · 212+ views
    Fox News.com ^ | March 02, 2004 | Jim Angle
    <p>Salon.com -- the online magazine that made a name for itself covering President Clinton's dalliances in the White House -- still owes the White House for travel expenses during that administration... as well as this one.</p> <p>But when the White House asked for its money again last week, Salon.com sent the administration a letter, saying -- "Salon has been incurring losses ... its accumulated deficit totals $86 million ... as of December 31st, 2003. ... [W]e cannot offer a full payment at this time, but would offer you the opportunity to settle all amounts owed by us."</p>
  • George Bush's Terminator problem (Warning: Salon.com's Tim Grieve)

    08/11/2003 9:22:34 PM PDT · by Pro-Bush · 18 replies · 189+ views
    salon.com ^ | 8/12/03 | Tim Grieve
    George Bush's Terminator problem Arnold Schwarzenegger may be the GOP's best shot yet at a California comeback. But his playboy ways and pro-choice politics make him anathema to the president's allies on the Christian right. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Tim Grieve Aug. 12, 2003 | SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A few months after the U.S. Supreme Court called off the counting and awarded the presidency to George W. Bush, a New York Times reporter asked Republican strategist Karl Rove about the future for Republicans in California. The overall outlook was bleak....
  • "We distort. You comply" - T-Shirts comparing Bill O'Reilly to Hitler (Blatant trademark violations)

    06/27/2003 10:46:06 PM PDT · by Dont Mention the War · 59 replies · 8,884+ views
    Salon ^ | June 26, 2003 | Katharine Mieszkowski
    "We distort. You comply"Even in a down economy, there are some business models that still work -- selling T-shirts comparing Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly to Hitler, for example. - - - - - - - - - - - -By Katharine MieszkowskiJune 26, 2003  | Nothing boosts lefty T-shirt sales like an officious, bullying cease-and-desist letter from Fox News. Agitproperties.com in Austin, Texas, sells "Faux News Channel" T-shirts that mock the Fox logo with the slogan "We distort. You comply." The company is an equal-opportunity network mocker -- it also sells "Pentagon News Network" T-shirts parodying the CNN logo....
  • Kamiya vs. O'Reilly (Free Republic Mentioned)

    04/23/2003 6:43:31 AM PDT · by Egregious Philbin · 64 replies · 748+ views
    Salon ^ | 4/23/03 | The editors of Salon
    Kamiya vs. O'Reilly Salon challenges the bullying Fox host to stop misrepresenting our "Liberation Day" story and debate its author fairly. - - - - - - - - - - - - April 23, 2003 | On April 11, Salon published, as its lead article, a piece by executive editor Gary Kamiya. The headline read: "Liberation Day: Even Those Opposed to the War Should Celebrate a Shining Moment in the History of Freedom -- the Fall of Saddam Hussein." The accompanying photograph showed an Iraqi man kissing an American soldier. Here is the central argument of the article: "To...
  • Beautiful Losers - Salon sinks, Radar rises. Do we really need either of these magazines?

    02/21/2003 7:13:49 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 6 replies · 180+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Friday, February 21, 2003 | RUSS SMITH
    <p>Just for a moment, ignore Jacques Chirac's temper tantrums, Dennis Kucinich's ridiculous presidential bid, antiwar protesters who can't locate Iraq on a map, Turkey's economic blackmail of the White House and anything Sen. Ted Kennedy, the moral arbiter of the Democratic Party, has to say in Congress.</p>
  • Freeping Works! Lexus to stop advertising on Salon!(Vanity)

    08/19/2002 2:47:38 PM PDT · by Drango · 101 replies · 455+ views
    Phone call from Lexus VP ^ | 8/19/02 | Drango
    Freeping works! I just got off the phone with the VP of Marketing for Lexus...Last week I had sent the following email to the COO of Toyota, their parent company. Did you know your Lexus division is funding pedophilia, prevision and filth by advertising on the left-wing site Salon? There are countless examples. Check out   http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2002/07/22/coming_of_age/index.html?x     As a proud Lexus owner, I'm ashamed that Toyota would be supporting this garbage. Is this the image you want your company to have? Name Address & phone  The VP called me today in response! According to him, Lexus is pulling...
  • Salon Media Group, Inc. Quarterly Cash Flow Statement (Come Read the Tea Leaves!)

    12/28/2002 7:26:12 AM PST · by Timesink · 8 replies · 292+ views
    Salon Media Group, Inc. ^ | December 28, 2002
    Salon Media Group, Inc. Quarterly Income Statement Display Annual Data Income Statement       Period Ending: Sep 30, 2002 Jun 30, 2002 Mar 31, 2002 Dec 31, 2001 Total Revenue $1,023,000 $972,000 $951,000 $1,128,000 Cost Of Revenue $1,221,000 $1,173,000 $1,061,000 $1,157,000 Gross Profit ($198,000) ($201,000) ($110,000) ($29,000) Operating Expenses     Research And Development $161,000 $162,000 $165,000 $162,000     Selling General And Administrative Expenses $954,000 $1,159,000 $955,000 $1,002,000     Non Recurring N/A N/A N/A N/A     Other Operating Expenses $93,000 $134,000 $121,000 $121,000 Operating Income ($1,406,000) ($1,656,000) ($1,351,000) ($1,314,000) Total Other Income And Expenses Net ($25,000) ($7,000) ($2,000) $5,000 Earnings Before Interest And...
  • Salon narrows loss as revenue rises (ONLY TWO WEEKS OF CASH LEFT!)

    11/14/2002 7:52:12 AM PST · by Drango · 47 replies · 747+ views
    CBS Marketwatch ^ | Nov. 13, 2002 | August Cole
    Salon narrows loss as revenue rises Online advertising market improving, CEO says SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- Salon Media Group said Wednesday that its subscription-driven second-quarter sales hit $1 million and helped the online media company narrow its losses. Though working to get more financing, the online media company has $266,000 in cash on its balance sheet and still plans to hit breakeven on a cash-flow basis. "The company is not that cash intensive," said CEO Michael O'Donnell. Revenue for the quarter jumped to $1 million from last year's $600,000 level. Net losses came in at $1.5 million, or 11...
  • Salon Media Seeks Holder Approval For Reverse Stock Split

    08/07/2002 8:39:35 AM PDT · by 68skylark · 15 replies · 203+ views
    Dow Jones Business News ^ | Wednesday August 7, 9:09 am Eastern Time | Dow Jones
    WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Salon Media Group Inc. (SALNC) said it will ask its shareholders to approve a reverse split of the company's common stock at a ratio of 1-for-5 to 1-for-50. According to a preliminary proxy statement filed Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company will also ask for approval to increase its authorized common shares to 100 million from 50 million shares. Salon said it wants the reverse stock split to help it continue its common stock listing on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market by keeping a closing bid price of at least $1 a share for at...
  • The "Left Behind" books: How the Christian Right Uses Jews and Israel.

    08/04/2002 8:00:41 AM PDT · by Commie Basher · 216 replies · 839+ views
    Salon.com (via Alternet) ^ | August 2, 2002 | Michelle Goldberg
    The most popular novel in America right now is one in which the world is tyrannized by the former secretary general of the U.N., who operates from Iraq, and his global force of storm troopers, called "peacekeepers." Revered rabbis evangelize for Christ, repenting Israel's "specific national sin" of "[r]ejecting the messiahship of Jesus." Much of the world is deceived by a false prophet, part of the inner circle of the Antichrist, who seems a lot like the pope -- he's a Catholic cardinal, "all robed and hatted and vested in velvet and piping." "The Remnant," which debuted at No. 1...
  • Closure looms for 'best newspaper on the internet' (Salon's lefty content driving readers away)

    06/28/2002 12:09:30 AM PDT · by Timesink · 12 replies · 306+ views
    The Independent ^ | June 28, 2002 | Charles Arthur
    Closure looms for 'best newspaper on the internet' By Charles Arthur, Technology Editor 28 June 2002 Salon.com, which describes itself as the "Web's best newspaper", faces closure unless it can attract new funding. The site's owners have been forced to admit that their outspoken stance on political issues is alienating users and potential advertisers.Salon.com's founder, David Talbot, has lodged an annual formal document, an "SEC 10-K", with the US Securities and Exchange Commission explaining its financial plight.The pioneering, left-leaning website – which refused to comment on the move yesterday – recently claimed to have revealed the identity of "Deep Throat"...
  • Dotcom blues threaten Salon

    06/27/2002 11:11:07 AM PDT · by spald · 18 replies · 472+ views
    The Age.Com ^ | June 28, 2002 (Australian source) | Garry Barker
    Dotcom blues threaten Salon By Garry BarkerJune 28 2002 It began as an exciting experiment in online publishing: an intelligent, quality magazine that could be read for free on your computer screen.Salon, founded in 1995, boasted columnists including controversial academic Camille Paglia and writers Garrison Keilor and Greil Marcus. It covered the worlds of politics, pop culture, books, the media and technology and had a long-running column called "Mothers Who Think". It was witty, smart, newsy, irreverent and adored by the cultural cognoscenti.But this week Salon's future looked dire. In its annual report, the Salon Group announced a deficit of $US76.6...
  • SALON: 'MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CONTINUE AS A GOING CONCERN'

    06/26/2002 8:25:59 AM PDT · by Brian Mosely · 67 replies · 499+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 6/26/02
    'MAY NOT BE ABLE TO CONTINUE AS A GOING CONCERN': As of March 31, 2002, SALON.COM had an accumulated deficit of $76.6 million...
  • Salon gets $500K from Adobe Systems (Another cash infusion needed to stave off death!)

    03/11/2002 3:41:28 PM PST · by Timesink · 34 replies · 267+ views
    CBS Marketwatch.com ^ | March 11, 2002 | David B. Wilkerson
    Salon gets $500K from Adobe Systems By David B. Wilkerson, CBS.MarketWatch.comLast Update: 5:04 PM ET March 11, 2002 SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- After the market closed Monday, Salon Media Group Inc. said it has received an additional $500,000 in funding from network publisher Adobe Systems Inc.Adobe was one of the online magazine publisher's original investors in 1995. Adobe has now participated in four rounds of funding. Salon (SALNC: news, chart, profile) rose 1 cent to 14 cents ahead of the news. The stock was moved from the Nasdaq National Market to the Nasdaq Small Cap exchange last year.A company...
  • Salon Media Group Properties Surge Past 35,000 Paid Subscribers (Giggle)

    01/24/2002 11:13:40 AM PST · by Drango · 15 replies · 214+ views
    Salon Press Release ^ | 1/23/02 | Some PR Hack
    Salon Media Group Properties Surge Past 35,000 Paid SubscribersSubscriptions Now Represent 30% of Salon Revenue - - - - - - - - - - - - Jan. 23, 2002 | SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Salon Media Group (Nasdaq: SALNC - news), a leading new media company, today announced that its three fee-based services -- Salon Premium, Table Talk and The Well -- have collectively surpassed 35,000 paying subscribers. Salon Premium, the company's content-based subscription service launched in late April 2001 has generated over 30,000 of Salon Media Group's 35,000 subscriptions. Salon Premium provides subscribers with exclusive access ...
  • Salon's Q3 loss decreases

    01/29/2002 9:36:08 AM PST · by Drango · 15 replies · 228+ views
    CBS Market Watch ^ | Jan. 28, 2002 | David B. Wilkerson
    Salon's Q3 loss decreasesOnline publisher says it has 35,000 paid subscribers By David B. Wilkerson, CBS.MarketWatch.comLast Update: 6:44 PM ET Jan. 28, 2002 SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) - Online magazine publisher Salon Media Group said after the market closed Monday that its fiscal third-quarter loss narrowed from the same period last year due to higher page views and increases in paid subscriptions to Salon.com. Salon also said it had $2.1 million in cash available as of Dec. 31, compared to $2.9 million at the end of the September period. Cash burn is a primary issue for online media companies, many ...
  • Salon runs comic calling assassination of Bush desirable and humorous

    12/13/2001 2:41:52 PM PST · by Timesink · 107 replies · 732+ views
    Salon ^ | December 11, 2001 | Carol Lay
  • Salon, It's Been Good To Know You

    12/13/2001 8:21:34 PM PST · by Timesink · 7 replies · 224+ views
    Read Me ^ | December 12, 2001 | Katie Caperton
    Salon, It's Been Good To Know You The Web's premiere journal of news, arts and culture is running on fumes and Editor David Talbot is scrounging for change in the seat cushions. Is Salon roadkill on the infobahn? Or will the last, best hope for smart writing on the Web rise again? &nbsp; By Katie Caperton No one is picking up the phone at Salon.com. After 20 rings, the receptionist finally answers. &#34No, they don&#39t have time to talk today. All the editors and writers are working on war stories.&#34 I've obviously interrupted her. &#34Just send something to the generic ...
  • "A response to Andrew Sullivan" - By Salon's Managing Editor, Re: Bush Assassination Cartoon

    12/14/2001 12:17:27 PM PST · by Timesink · 42 replies · 291+ views
    Salon ^ | December 13, 2001 | Scott Rosenberg
    A response to Andrew Sullivan The pundit's charge against Salon cartoonist Carol Lay is just plain wrong. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Scott Rosenberg Dec. 13, 2001 | In an item on his personal Web site headlined "Salon's new low," Andrew Sullivan asks, "Would you run a comic strip that treats the murder of president George W. Bush as a) desirable; b) a joke?" (I would link to it but Sullivan's Web site uses frames in such a clumsy way that linking to individual items is impossible.) As a rhetorical question, this ...
  • Dr. Dittohead

    04/08/2004 10:45:47 AM PDT · by mondoman · 125 replies · 468+ views
    Salon.com ^ | 4/8/04 | Margot Mifflin
    Dr. Dittohead I thought my therapist was brilliant -- until I discovered her love for Rush Limbaugh. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Margot Mifflin April 8, 2004 I was sitting in therapy describing an in-law I like, and quickly heading for a "but." "He's a loving, caring, selfless man -- but his politics are all about hatred," I said. "He's not educated, and more significant, he's ignorant -- he actually listens to Rush Limbaugh." I waited for a "Whoo boy!" or a sympathetic smile, but my shrink just stared at me, expressionless....
  • Going negative [From Salon - The GOP's negative ad man: Alex Castellanos]

    03/14/2004 10:23:42 PM PST · by summer · 11 replies · 311+ views
    Salon ^ | March 15, 2004 | Eric Boehlert
    Castellanos (inset) in front of screenshots of the Bush-Cheney '04 television ad "100 Days." Going negative He's the father of the modern attack ad, and he's behind the Bush campaign's new wave of anti-Kerry spots. Alex Castellanos is known as vicious, irresponsible -- and effective. - - - - - - -- - - - - By Eric Boehlert March 15, 2004 | The Bush campaign launched its first negative attack ad on television late last week, earlier than in any presidential race in history. For an incumbent president to abandon the elevated surroundings of his White House Rose Garden...
  • Rolling Stone Editor and Adobe Executive Put $800,000 Into Salon Web Site (Bad Money After Bad!)

    01/14/2004 11:54:21 PM PST · by Timesink · 32 replies · 262+ views
    The New York Times ^ | January 15, 2004 | David Carr
    January 15, 2004 Rolling Stone Editor and Adobe Executive Put $800,000 Into Salon Web SiteBy DAVID CARR ann Wenner, the founder and editor of Rolling Stone magazine and chairman of Wenner Media, said yesterday that he would invest $200,000 in the Salon Media Group, the financially struggling Internet media company, and join its board. Also yesterday, Salon announced that John E. Warnock, co-chairman of Adobe Systems and a longtime financial backer, would invest an additional $600,000 in the Web company.As part of the alliance with Mr. Wenner, Salon and Rolling Stone, each known for liberal political leanings, will collaborate on...
  • The media vs. Howard Dean (Salon Gigglefest About That Evil Conservatively-Biased News Media!)

    01/13/2004 8:23:01 AM PST · by Timesink · 31 replies · 669+ views
    Salon ^ | January 13, 2004 | Eric Boehlert
    The media vs. Howard DeanDemocrats haven't voted yet, but reporters have got the story: The former Vermont governor is angry, gaffe-prone and unelectable. How do they know? Republicans, and anonymous Democrats, told them so. - - - - - - - - - - - -By Eric BoehlertJan. 13, 2004  |  When the Washington Post introduced readers to Howard Dean in a long Page 1 feature July 6, part of a series of "meet the Democrats" candidate profiles, the paper went for the jugular, literally, with a cartoonish, unflattering description to open the article: "Howard Dean was angry. Ropy...
  • The man who solved the Kennedy assassination

    11/26/2003 7:13:20 PM PST · by Destro · 137 replies · 3,089+ views
    salon.com ^ | Nov. 22, 2003 | David Talbot
    The man who solved the Kennedy assassination It wasn't Earl Warren -- or Oliver Stone. His name is G. Robert Blakey. By David Talbot Nov. 22, 2003 | After a week of media overkill triggered by the 40th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination, the American public is left as bewildered as ever by the "crime of the 20th century." ABC News took the part of the establishment media this time (a role played on past JFK anniversaries by CBS and the New York Times), reassuring us in a two-hour Thursday special report hosted by Peter Jennings that the Warren...
  • Salon has the WHOLE "The Reagans" Script Up At Their Site

    11/08/2003 6:46:42 AM PST · by sonsofliberty2000 · 196 replies · 369+ views
    Here is the link: The ReagansYou will need Adobe and a good connection but may be worth it. Report here any "gems" you find.
  • Biased media coverage causes misconception of Iraq war (Aggie needs freeping - FR mentioned)

    11/05/2003 2:25:54 AM PST · by Stultis · 11 replies · 287+ views
    The Battalion (Texas A&M) ^ | 5 November 2003 | Collins Ezeanyim
    The Battalion - Opinion Issue: 11/05/03 Biased media coverage causes misconception of Iraq warBy Collins Ezeanyim Last spring, a Battalion columnist argued the then-nascent war in Iraq was theologically unsound. In the column, it was stated there was no reliable evidence of a link between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida. The column resulted in e-mails from Aggies who disagreed with this fact, despite President George W. Bush telling reporters on Sept. 17, "We've had no evidence that Saddam Hussein was involved in 9-11," according to The Associated Press.Yet due to biased media coverage of the war, a frustrating number of Americans...
  • Biased media coverage causes misconception of Iraq war; Foxnews bashing, FR praising?

    11/05/2003 8:33:55 AM PST · by Pikamax · 9 replies · 341+ views
    BATT ^ | 11/05/03 | Collins Ezeanyim
    Biased media coverage causes misconception of Iraq war By Collins Ezeanyim Last spring, a Battalion columnist argued the then-nascent war in Iraq was theologically unsound. In the column, it was stated there was no reliable evidence of a link between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaida. The column resulted in e-mails from Aggies who disagreed with this fact, despite President George W. Bush telling reporters on Sept. 17, "We've had no evidence that Saddam Hussein was involved in 9-11," according to The Associated Press. Yet due to biased media coverage of the war, a frustrating number of Americans continue to believe Iraq...
  • Craven Broadcasting System (Salon/Liberal Whinefest About "The Reagans" Cancellation - Enjoy!)

    11/04/2003 11:22:59 PM PST · by Timesink · 20 replies · 280+ views
    Salon ^ | November 5, 2003 | Rebecca Traister
    Craven Broadcasting SystemTV big shots and politicians blast CBS for its cowardly decision to yank the Ronald Reagan miniseries. - - - - - - - - - - - -By Rebecca TraisterNov. 5, 2003  |  Anyone looking for signs of a return of 1980s-era culture wars probably couldn't dream up a better one. At the center of it -- again -- are the Reagans. Only this time, it's "The Reagans," a fictionalized biographical miniseries that was set to air on Nov. 16 and 18, but was dumped by CBS on Tuesday after heated political pressure from the right....
  • Salon seeks a clean financial slate - Commentary: Witty Web site thrives on liberal politics

    10/30/2003 7:48:47 PM PST · by Timesink · 13 replies · 213+ views
    CBS MarketWatch ^ | October 30, 2003 | Jon Friedman
    JON FRIEDMAN'S MEDIA WEBSalon seeks a clean financial slate Commentary: Witty Web site thrives on liberal politicsBy Jon Friedman, CBS.MarketWatch.comLast Update: 7:31 PM ET Oct. 30, 2003SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) -- If you do a computer search for news stories about Salon.com, the Internet's self-styled "smart tabloid," the headlines reek of gloom and doom."Salon chief calling it quits after 7 years," screamed the San Francisco Chronicle on Oct. 10. Last March, Canada's National Post lamented: "Salon, farewell? The plucky online magazine is facing a death knell -- again." On Feb. 24, the Los Angeles Times declared: "Salon.com's Struggle to Succeed Plays...
  • Salon's CEO Leaves

    10/09/2003 1:37:35 PM PDT · by Tacis · 25 replies · 360+ views
    AP ^ | Oct 9, 2003
    The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Struggling online magazine publisher Salon Media Group said its chief executive officer, Michael O'Donnell, is leaving the company after seven years. The San Francisco-based company, which has been battling to survive, gave no reason for O'Donnell's departure in an announcement Thursday. A call to O'Donnell for comment was not immediately returned. O'Donnell will be replaced as CEO by Salon founder David Talbot, who is the company's chairman and editor-in-chief. Elizabeth Hambrecht, Salon's chief financial officer, will inherit O'Donnell's title as president. A former software sales executive, O'Donnell joined Salon as president and publisher...
  • Beautiful young shock troops for Bush

    07/28/2003 1:44:23 AM PDT · by DPB101 · 114 replies · 602+ views
    Salon ^ | 7/28/03 | Michelle Goldberg
    At a weekend pep rally in Washington, a thousand college Republicans clap, cheer and party -- and reveal a troubling dark side. Just as presidential Svengali Karl Rove, dressed in a light-gray suit and mint-green striped tie, began to speak Friday at a gala dinner for college Republicans in Washington, piercing whistles sounded. A half-dozen protesters had made their way into the auditorium, and they began to chant something inaudible about George Bush and death. Security staffers ejected them within seconds, but even before they were out the door, hundreds of clean-cut collegians were on their feet, shouting "KARL!...
  • Has she no shame? [Conason on Coulter--Some Men Just Can't Handle Blondes]

    07/05/2003 10:44:31 AM PDT · by publius1 · 353 replies · 931+ views
    Salon ^ | July 4, 2003 | Joe Conason
    July 4, 2003 | "Slander" is defined in Bouvier's Law Dictionary as "a false defamation (expressed in spoken words, signs, or gestures) which injures the character or reputation of the person defamed." The venerable American legal lexicon goes on to note that such defamatory words are sometimes "actionable in themselves, without proof of special damages," particularly when they impute "guilt of some offence for which the party, if guilty, might be indicted and punished by the criminal courts; as to call a person a 'traitor.'" So how appropriate it is that in the rapidly growing Ann Coulter bibliography, last year's...
  • Salon.com Sued by Landlord-Forfeits $400K Deposit for Decreased Rent, to Avoid Eviction (snicker)

    07/01/2003 11:22:57 AM PDT · by ewing · 43 replies · 322+ views
    PRESS PASS: Salon Behind on its rentSalon.com disclosed June 30 that it has renegiotionated its headquarters lease after getting sued for falling behind on its rent.The company struck a deal with its landlord late last week that will reduce its monthly rent from $70,000.00 to $12,000.00 according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.Salon will also forfeit a $400,000.00 deposit and rent just one floor of the offices instead of the two floors covered by the pervious lease.
  • How the left lost teen spirit (Rats need Hollywood to win youth vote)

    06/17/2003 10:05:27 AM PDT · by weegee · 20 replies · 260+ views
    Salon ^ | June 17, 2003 | By Andrew O'Hehir
    How the left lost teen spirit Bill Clinton won the youth vote. Al Gore split it with George Bush. Will Democrats realize they must embrace pop culture, not demonize it, to win back the White House? - - - - - - - - - - - - By Andrew O'Hehir June 17, 2003 | Danny Goldberg might be the demon who haunts Bill O'Reilly and Rupert Murdoch's nightmares, even after the visage of Hillary Rodham Clinton has faded. In his new book, "Dispatches From the Culture Wars: How the Left Lost Teen Spirit," the veteran music executive proudly confesses...
  • Dixie Chicked in the heartland (New York Times/Salon DOUBLE Schadenfreude Alert! MUST READ!)

    05/22/2003 8:03:39 PM PDT · by Timesink · 48 replies · 1,010+ views
    Salon ^ | May 22, 2003 | Chris Hedges
    Dixie Chicked in the heartlandNew York Times reporter Chris Hedges warns the graduates of Rockford College that a warmongering America is "flirting with its own destruction" -- and gets booed off the stage. - - - - - - - - - - - -May 22, 2003  | Editor's note: When New York Times war correspondent Chris Hedges, a veteran of conflicts in Central America and the Balkans, delivered the commencement address at Rockford College in Rockford, Ill., on Saturday, he opened another battlefront in the war at home over America's global role. As Hedges delivered his critical remarks on...
  • The forbidden truth about Jayson Blair: Were his abuses overlooked because he's black?

    05/15/2003 9:23:32 PM PDT · by Timesink · 21 replies · 447+ views
    Salon ^ | May 15, 2003 | Eric Boehlert
    The forbidden truth about Jayson BlairIt's the issue nobody at the New York Times wants to discuss: Were a reporter's flagrant journalistic abuses overlooked because he's black? - - - - - - - - - - - -By Eric BoehlertMay 15, 2003  | In 2000 the New York Times published an ambitious 14-part series, titled "How Race Is Lived in America," examining racial attitudes and experiences as told through the lives of ordinary Americans. The project, produced by a team of 34 staffers over 14 months, ran for six weeks and won the Times a Pulitzer Prize for national...
  • ZOTTT! Ten reasons to read "The Clinton Wars"

    05/14/2003 1:13:54 PM PDT · by doggy in the window · 51 replies · 382+ views
    Sidney Blumenthal's "The Clinton Wars" has been serialized by Salon. Here are ten reasons why you should watch Salon's "commercial" and then read the installments. All of them (one, two, three, four, five). 1. He related a conversation he had had with Senator Alan Simpson, the Republican from Wyoming, who was retiring. "You know there's nothing wrong that Hillary and I did in Whitewater," Clinton told him. "Of course," Simpson replied. "We all know there's nothing there. It was just politics. And it just got out of hand." 2. Chief Justice Rehnquist...had been chilly and inexpressive toward the president throughout...
  • The racist skeletons in Charles Pickering's closet (Salon Hit Piece! Count the lies!)

    05/11/2003 9:47:50 PM PDT · by Timesink · 8 replies · 264+ views
    Salon ^ | May 12, 2003 | Sean Wilentz
    The racist skeletons in Charles Pickering's closetPresident Bush dumped Trent Lott because of his segregationist baggage. So why is he fighting relentlessly for a judge who has refused to come clean about his own bigoted past? - - - - - - - - - - - -By Sean WilentzMay 12, 2003  | When Senate Democrats voted last March to reject Judge Charles Pickering's nomination to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Majority Leader Trent Lott called the vote "a slap at Mississippi, my state." In fact, the bitter party-line vote on Pickering revolved around the same issues that...
  • The secret society: Ashcroft is Hitler, America is Orwellian, Blah Blah Salon BS

    04/18/2003 10:07:13 AM PDT · by Timesink · 18 replies · 206+ views
    Salon ^ | April 18, 2003 | Tim Grieve
    The secret societyUnder Attorney General John Ashcroft, America is becoming an Orwellian state where people are locked up and no one can find out why -- least of all a compliant Congress. - - - - - - - - - - - -By Tim GrieveApril 18, 2003  | Mike Hawash was on his way home from his job at Intel in Portland, Ore., last month when FBI agents surrounded him in the company parking lot and took him into custody. At the same moment, agents armed with assault rifles were storming through Hawash's home, terrifying his wife and three...
  • Liberation day - Even those antiwar should celebrate a shining moment in the history of freedom

    04/18/2003 9:30:44 AM PDT · by Timesink · 16 replies · 552+ views
    Salon ^ | April 11, 2003 | Gary Kamiya
    An Iraqi man kisses an American soldier in downtown Bagdhad Wednesday April 9, 2003.Liberation dayEven those opposed to the war should celebrate a shining moment in the history of freedom -- the fall of Saddam Hussein. - - - - - - - - - - - -By Gary KamiyaApril 11, 2003  |  "Paris is shooting all her bullets in the August night." Those are the words with which Albert Camus opened "The Night of Truth," the soaring essay from the collection "Resistance, Rebellion and Death" written during those hot nights in summer 1944 when Paris was liberated. "In this...
  • How neoconservatives conquered Washington - and launched a war (Jewish conspiracy barf alert)

    04/11/2003 12:31:17 AM PDT · by Asher · 45 replies · 571+ views
    Salon ^ | April 9, 2003 | Michael Lind
    How neoconservatives conquered Washington -- and launched a war First they converted an ignorant, inexperienced president to their pro-Israel, hawkish worldview. Then 9/11 allowed them to claim Iraq threatened the U.S. The rest is on CNN tonight. - - - - - - - - - - - - By Michael Lind - April 9, 2003 America's allies and enemies alike are baffled. What is going on in the United States? Who is making foreign policy? And what are they trying to achieve? Quasi-Marxist explanations involving big oil or American capitalism are mistaken. Yes, American oil companies and contractors will...
  • Salon gets new round of financing (While Children are DYING IN IRAQ! How COULD they!?!)

    03/29/2003 2:08:48 AM PST · by Timesink · 13 replies · 248+ views
    CBS Marketwatch ^ | March 28, 2003 | Carolyn Pritchard
    Salon gets new round of financingBy Carolyn Pritchard, CBS MarketWatch.comLast Update: 5:48 PM ET March 28, 2003SAN FRANCISCO (CBS.MW) - Salon Media Group said Friday that it completed an additional round of financing, allowing it to continue operations while it works to become profitable.The owner of online magazine Salon.com also announced that it now has more than 60,000 paid subscribers, up from 47,000 at the end of 2002.The current round of financing, which totaled $800,000, was led by existing Salon investors Bill Hambrecht and John Warnock, a Salon board member. Including this round, the firm has raised $2.1 million since...
  • Michael Savage's long, strange trip (Salon hit piece alert!)

    03/05/2003 10:23:45 AM PST · by Dont Mention the War · 42 replies · 10,741+ views
    Salon ^ | March 5, 2003 | David Gilson
    Michael Savage's long, strange tripHow a Jewish kid from the Bronx went from swimming naked with Allen Ginsberg to spewing the ugliest bile on talk radio.By David GilsonMarch 5, 2003  | At first glance, Michael Alan Weiner seems like an improbable candidate to be America's angriest, most vicious conservative radio host. Born 60 years ago in the Bronx, Weiner has lived in Northern California for most of his adult life, making a living as an herbalist and nutritionist. He communed with Fijian traditional healers, got married in a rain forest and studied ethno-medicine at the University of California at Berkeley....
  • Salon is going out of business and blames Coulter, Drudge and Limbaugh says Rush

    02/28/2003 9:49:33 AM PST · by TLBSHOW · 87 replies · 275+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Show | 2/28/2003
    Salon is going out of business and blames Coulter, Drudge and Limbaugh says Limbaugh. Salon is going out of business and not because of Coulter, Drudge and Limbaugh but because people on the net were not buying all the lies they told. The liberal lies that is by people without a clue. They were selling a lemon....
  • Salon May Not Survive Beyond February

    02/16/2003 11:19:03 PM PST · by kattracks · 28 replies · 226+ views
    AP | 2/17/03
    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 17, 2003 (AP Online via COMTEX) -- Online magazine publisher Salon Media Group Inc. warned that it may not survive beyond this month if it can't raise more money to pay its rent and other bills. The San Francisco-based company painted a grim financial picture on Friday in a quarterly report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Things are so bad, Salon said, it stopped paying rent for its San Francisco headquarters in December, prompting the landlord to issue a Jan. 29 demand for a $200,000 payment. To raise money, the company said it may...
  • Salon warns it may close in next two weeks [short but sweet]

    02/17/2003 4:33:17 PM PST · by spald · 40 replies · 247+ views
    Yahoo Finance ^ | February 17, 2003 | Yahoo Finance
    FT.comSalon warns it may close in next two weeksMonday February 17, 5:10 am ETBy Tom Foremski in San Francisco Salon Media Group, a formerly high-flying US online media company, has warned that it is in danger of going out of business within the next two weeks. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, Salon said it has been unable to pay most of its bills since December, including its rent. If it cannot increase revenues or raise money, it would be unlikely to survive beyond February.In spite of critical acclaim for the quality of its content,...