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Over at the excellent California Economic Summit blog Niki Woodard argues that there has been a notable shift in the media coverage of the California high speed rail project – that “hostility and doom” has been replaced with “a melodious tenor of optimism”: Have you noticed that news headlines seem to be taking a friendlier […]

Mar 13th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Back in August a local TV station in Los Angeles, Fox 11, launched a misleading hatchet job on the high speed rail project. They’re at it again, this time with an editorial blasting the HSR project. And it’s as misleading as ever. At a minimum cost of $68 billion dollars, California’s high-speed rail is the […]

Oct 9th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

Wow – I’ve seen some biased reporting in my time but this segment that aired on Fox 11 in Southern California last night blows everything else out of the water. The report, a deeply misleading and flawed attack on the high speed rail project, takes as gospel criticisms made by Michael Brady, a longtime HSR […]

Aug 28th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized

At the end of a tumultuous year for high speed rail in California, opponents are increasingly confident they can kill the project and retard California’s hopes of economic recovery and energy independence. But a review of the year about to end shows that the most important factor in shaping high speed rail’s fate hasn’t been […]

Dec 31st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized