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Forget the Pulitzers, how about the Bullshitzers?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by DanOregon, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Considering the effort journos put into attending award ceremonies and creating Pulitzer-baiting projects, shouldn't there be a Razzie's-like counterpart?.
    Categories and nominations could include

    Best non-issue that got the most media play: Is Obama a Muslim?
    Fluffiest fluff piece: Anything related to Obama and basketball or Michelle as the new Jackie O.
    The Geraldo Rivera Memorial Grandstander of the Year: Santelli
    Biggest leak disguised as a "scoop": Obama Dog, vegetable garden.
    Worst commentator: Bill Kristol
    Most inane argument: NYT explaining why Kristol was on their op-ed page
    Worst prognostication: Kristol
    Low point of the Year:
     
  2. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Low point of the year: The Rocky Mountain News closing without their owners so much as putting up a fight.
     
  3. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Couldn't agree more. But the writing was on the wall the moment Scripps put the publication up for sale. Scripps wanted an excuse to drop it, and finding no buyers for it after putting it on the block gave the company what it wanted.

    Then, Dean became Dean. Poor Denver ...
     
  4. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Gotta be something in there for the folks who pimped the Gary-Condit-Must-Have-Killed-Chandra-Levy non-story years ago.
     
  5. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Low-point of the year: Any media outlet that actually gave time/space to the "Obama wasn't born in the USA" conspiracy theory.
     
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