Democrats hope Jersey bromance will push Obama over the line

It’s official: Halloween has been postponed in New Jersey. Although you’d think it was highly unlikely that trick-and-treaters dressed in ghost and goblin and skeletal costumes would be traipsing around in knee-deep flood waters, the Governor of the Garden State, Chris Christie, interrupted his conversations and walking tours with President Obama to declare in an … Continue reading Democrats hope Jersey bromance will push Obama over the line

If I worked in a newsroom like The Newsroom, I’d still be working

I’ve worked in three print, one newsagency and four television newsrooms over the past 46 years (subtract five as a teacher), and none was like The Newsroom of Aaron Sorkin, the HBO series now going to air on the new Foxtel channel, SoHo. Okay, he does try hard to make it realistic, but if he … Continue reading If I worked in a newsroom like The Newsroom, I’d still be working