Tag Archives: The Indypendent

This Race Isn’t Over

This December 2 post by Lawrence Bobo on the blog The Root makes an excellent point, one I think is important to acknowledge in the wake of Obama’s historic win. Bobo discusses the rise of a discourse, particularly since Obama’s … Continue reading

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Notes on a Scandal

In the new issue of The Indypendent, writer Arun Gupta discusses the mainstream political media’s obsession with scandal. In his piece, “Scandalicious: Why Political Reporting Feasts on Drama and Trivia”, Gupta argues that scandal-mongering is a cash cow for corporate, … Continue reading

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