A lot of my idealism was frustrated by the end of the ’60s because of the way things went with the assassinations and the sense that the political establishment was so fixed in its ways you couldn’t change anything.
Most Sunday magazines, with the New York Times as an exception, are kind of sleepy, weekend service vehicles to move living room products.
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I came at age in the ’60s, and initially my hopes and dreams were invested in politics and the movements of the time – the anti-war movement, the civil rights movement. I worked on Bobby Kennedy’s campaign for president as a teenager in California and the night he was killed.
I don’t think Fox News or Rush Limbaugh need Clinton it turns out. I think there’s a hunger out there for – whether it’s on the left or right – a more lively and provocative type of political journalism. I think Salon and Fox on the other side have both benefited from that.
|Birth:||22nd September, 1951|
|Profession:||Author, Entrepreneur, Journalist|
David Talbot is an American progressive journalist, author and media entrepreneur. He is the founder and former CEO and editor-in-chief of one of the first web magazines, Salon.com.
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