"The Medium is the Message..."
To be fair, I don't think the money wired to Pakistan had come to light yet.
Marshall McLuhan's message has never been truer. Look at the MSM and the electronic competition and you would have to agree. It is a fascinating study in contrasts. TIME has had a most interesting reactionary reaction [bad grammar, good thought] to the reinvention of am radio as a political commentary machine. "Is Rush Limbaugh Good for America" TIME asks authoritatively. Glenn Beck is a "Mad Man" in the TIME line of thinking.
Therefore it was no surprise to see a muddy message on modern jihad this past issue. Here is an interesting FOX Story on the Phenomenom [click to view]. THYME Magazine [click to read] was quick to offer an alternative point of view.
Calling a terrorist a terrorist.
But others have weighed in as well. Harry Stein in City Journal writes: Beck Bashing [click to read]. He does a fine job of covering TIME's coverage of both Limbaugh and Beck. It seems that the 'New Media' brings with it a necessary fresh perspective on all that's news.