“I like talking about people who don’t have any power…I feel the need to speak for those who can’t speak for themselves….We ask them to come and work, and then we ask them to leave again. They suffer, and have no rights.”—Stephen Colbert speaking out of character in front of congress regarding undocumented migrant workers. You can watch the video of his in-character argument here.
“people who are now employed by the mainstream media are so intimidated by the internet that it seems… that they’ve simply given up being film critics, because they’re afraid of losing readership”—via Offscreen.com
“…journalists hoping to get paid for participating in this public discourse are under pressure from market forces like never before.”—article from Offscreen.com on how expert film critics are having to compete with the masses of film bloggers