After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
End Times the Death of the Fourth Estate
Published by AK Press
Cockburn and St. Clair, of the leftie web site counterpunch, gleefully offer up this autopsy of the print newspaper. They point out the possibilities for activism and organization in the decentralized information-flow of the internet, but mostly they just want to dish dirt on Rupert Murdoch, Bob Woodward, A.M. Rosenthal, and other icons of the old hegemonic media. ?No reputation left unstained!? advertises the back cover. Pointy toes aimed at deserving crotches, mean-spirited fun with an ultimately inspiring message.