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The residents of Newtown, Conn. – whose lives were violently disrupted by a massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary last year on Dec. 14 – have asked media to leave them alone this year. No breathless “one year ago today!” stories … Continue reading
As a former journalist who spent 20 years in the newsroom of a daily paper, I have watched with horror the news about the Justice Department snooping into the Associated Press’s records and conducting surveillance on Fox News correspondent James … Continue reading
In a somewhat stunning vindication of long-standing suspicions of a liberal bias in traditional news media, the public editor at The New York Times recently wrote a column openly stating that “the paper’s many departments … share a kind of … Continue reading
Political reporters often report poll results about candidates or issues without examining whether the polling sample makes any sense. Since a polling sample can almost single-handedly determine its results, this would seem like an elementary requirement of any competent journalist … Continue reading