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by Walter Scott Hudson, contributing to NewsReal Blog
The political commentary of popular Chicago-Sun Times film critic Roger Ebert has drawn some harsh scrutiny here at NRB. He authored some discombobulated rants against extending due process to BP in the wake of the Gulf oil spill. He since wrote in support of the Cordoba Initiative’s construction of a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero of the 9/11 attacks in New York City. The unfocused nature of these posts demonstrate an apparent disconnect between Ebert’s clear ability to perceive the fictional worlds of film and any ability to perceive the real world in which he lives.
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by Walter Scott Hudson, contributed to NewsReal Blog
Upon visiting the Chicago Sun-Times blog of Roger Ebert, the popular film critic who has been known to pepper his reviews with Left-leaning political commentary, one of the first things you might notice is a list of accolades from impressive sources. The National Society of Newspaper Columnists regarded Ebert’s online journal as the “best blog” of 2010.
The variety of Roger Ebert’s subjects, the excellence of his writing, his humanity and sense of his mortality, and the clarity and depth with which he writes about each subject, make his work stand out and give it lasting value. His work will be part of his literary legacy.
Yet, when you actually read what Ebert writes, it becomes apparent the judges mistook articulation and breath for “clarity and depth.” Continue Reading Why Is Roger Ebert Regarded Among the Best Bloggers of 2010?…