Felix Salmon

Breaking News…

The Onion News Network is on the money again:

Felix Salmon at Reuters explains why our news sucks:

This is because TV news is ultimately much more an arm of the entertainment industry than it is of the news industry. Its star anchors get paid millions of dollars because they’re popular on TV, not because of their reporting skills; and while the occasional news magazine program will sometimes break news, newspapers and websites have always been the undisputed leaders on that front.

Uh huh…discuss.

Understanding Greece

It’s complicated…maybe some rubber duckies can help:

Wondering why Greece’s debt crisis is rocking the global economy? Reuters Finance Blogger Felix Salmon explains with a kiddie pool, pirate ship and yes, rubber duckies! Papandreou, Merkel and Lagarde star as ducks in Felix’s theatrical production.