Three Dirty Little Words: Liberal Media Bias

“Are any of you voting for Mitt Romney?” host Jimmy Kimmel asked the audience at the Emmy’s last month. “Okay,” he said after listening to the smattering of applause, “there’s forty Republicans and the rest: godless, liberal homosexuals.” “Being a Republican in Hollywood,” he joked, “is like being a Chick-fil-A sandwich on the snack table…

Where Did I Park My Horse?

by Norman Horowitz In the beginning, there was the heavens, the earth, NBC, CBS, and ABC. This was quickly followed by Robert Edward “Ted” Turner. Ted was/is, in the true sense of the words, a “media mogul.” He literally founded the “superstation” concept with TBS. At the time, the major studios, including Warner Brothers, fought…

Does Anybody See What I See?

by Norman Horowitz Is anybody there?
 Does anybody care? 
Does anybody see what I see? – John Adams in the musical “1776″ In our media-abundant country we have a gazillian cable networks available to consumers, but the vast majority of “signals” that deliver news content are controlled by a very few companies. I subscribe to…

Was the Road Runner a Communist?

by Norman Horowitz My career spans fifty years at Screen Gems, CBS, Columbia Pictures, Polygram, and MGM/UA, as well as time spent as an independent. I have never been involved in selling, financing, or producing anything for television with any intention of doing anything other than making money. That is what I was paid to…