Wednesday's Headlines: Murdoch's Apology Not Enough, Says Sharpton (Also: Index to This Week's 'Voice')
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset
Your Wednesday New York headlines...
Sharpton not satisfied with Murdoch's apology over chimp cartoon. Will continue to call for a boycott, and meeting with FCC officials about Murdoch's waiver allowing him to own multiple papers and TV stations in one market.
Oh the Humanities! More white recession panic from the Times: your liberal arts degree won't buy a cup of coffee, but profs squirm at the the thought of making the case for practical uses of a humanities degree. (More Times white panic over tough times: 1. New Yorkers facing disastrous life on less than $500,000/year; 2. How's a guy supposed to feed himself on only $160,000? 3. Couple making $55,000 is literally starving to death. 4. Annie Leibovitz pawns her photos, other riches seeking cash for high-priced art to keep wolf from the door.)
Liz Smith's column dropped by Post in print apocalypse. She'll keep gossiping on-line. More newspaper and magazine Armageddon: SF Chronicle on the brink, Conde Nast has huge ad declines (Portfolio down 60 percent), and the Times now admits (well, sort of) that it got played by pranksters in the "Dating a Banker Anonymous" story.
Gun dealer to terrorists the world over, Monzer Al-Kassar, sentenced to 30 years in prison. See the earlier Voice story about his capture in Spain by New York officials after the U.S. had done little about Al-Kassar's 30-year career in terror.
The lineup for this week's issue of the Village Voice:
Calendar: The guide to your week
¡Ask a Mexican!: Get with the lengua!
Find it at villagevoice.com:
News blog Runnin' Scared, featuring Roy Edroso, and including Jockbeat by Allen Barra
Music & arts blog, Sound of the City
Food blog Fork in the Road
Ward Harkavy blogs the financial world at The Smart Asset
J. Hoberman's film reviews
Michael Feingold's theater reviews
Robert Sietsema's food column, Counter Culture
Sarah DiGregorio's food column, Fork in the Road
Rob Harvilla's music column, Down in Front
Graham Rayman's news features and latest blogging
Elizabeth Dwoskin's news features and latest blogging
How to reach us:
Editor: Tony Ortega (tortega at villagevoice.com)
Senior editor: Ward Harkavy (wharkavy at villagevoice.com)
Arts & culture editor: Brian Parks (bparks at villagevoice.com)
Film editor: Allison Benedikt (abenedikt at villagevoice.com)
Music editor: Rob Harvilla (rharvilla at villagevoice.com)
Web editor: Camille Dodero (cdodero at villagevoice.com)
Calendar, theater/comedy listings: Angela Ashman (aashman at villagevoice.com)
Food listings: Araceli Cruz (acruz at villagevoice.com)
Music listings: Stacey Anderson (sanderson at villagevoice.com)
Film/dance listings: Eudie Pak (epak at villagevoice.com)
Wayne Barrett (wbarrett at villagevoice.com)
Sarah DiGregorio (sdigregorio at villagevoice.com)
Elizabeth Dwoskin (edwoskin at villagevoice.com)
Roy Edroso (redroso at villagevoice.com)
Michael Feingold (mfeingold at villagevoice.com)
J. Hoberman (jhoberman at villagevoice.com)
Michael Musto (musto at villagevoice.com)
Graham Rayman (grayman at villagevoice.com)
Tom Robbins (trobbins at villagevoice.com)
Robert Sietsema (rsietsema at villagevoice.com)
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