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Is This the Kind of Journalistic Integrity You Had in Mind?

Are these journalists, interviewing Jobs in 2010, representing a high standard of truth-telling and fact-digging?  They are Walt Mossberg, and Kara Swisher, widely considered to be among the “best” tech journalists. 201 more words

Prompt 3- Deeper Into ITruth

How the Daily Inquirer makes the Philippines an angry nation

I’ve argued that Philippine media contribute in a major way to the dysfunction, strife and negative attitudes many Filipinos have toward their nation, their government, specific people (such as President Aquino), and even Filipinos as a whole. 2,230 more words


stitch reblogged this on bleary and commented:

Our media tends to get away with so many things because they're how we get our information. As with everything else, we need to demand more from them, if we are to make our own decisions fairly and knowledgably.

Games That Kill: Sex, the “Justice System,” Accusal, Restraining Orders, and the News

“‘She likes playing the little mind games too,’ he remarked. ‘She’s not quite as innocent as she makes it out to be.’”

—A Texas man to the police, 16 hours before he killed his girlfriend and himself… 1,038 more words

Restraining Order Abuse

Ethics, shmethics

Riddle me this, Batman: How is a political blogpost like a roadkill skunk?

The apparent answer: At first their stench makes them unfit for polite company, but after three weeks or so the smell goes away. 268 more words

The Media

Молдавские СМИ: на пути реабилитации социокультурной реальности

The article deals with analysis of the processes that form the culture of publicity in the Republic of Moldova. The author has analyzed different forms of critical consideration of the role of mass media and journalism in the process of forming public discourse. 82 more words

"Creative" Nonfiction does NOT mean "create facts"!

So you want to be a nonfiction writer. You think you’d like to be the next John McPhee, flying into the national consciousness astride a copy of… 1,348 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Jail or no jail

Let’s pretend for a moment I’ve written a groundbreaking, important story instead of the usual garbage I write about politics and basketball.  In this bit of prose, I manage to report actual news, and CNN sends me an email asking if they can run my story.   613 more words