Tags » Martin Bashir

Another Corporate Media Lesson

(Note: As I’ve pointed out before, about all I can do now at this site is post random observations on selected topics, kind of like what I’m doing now. 179 more words



“Each story we approach in the same way, with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image.”
— Martin Bashir 83 more words


Here We Go a-Michaeling

Willa:  Happy holidays, everyone! For our first Christmas here at Dancing with the Elephant, Joie and I wanted to do something special so we wrote a… 6,122 more words

Michael Jackson

'Do we HAVE to revisit that Martin Bashir thing again?'

‘Yes, children, because that unfortunate man has much to teach us’

@ron_fournier I defended Martin Bashir—again—just a few minutes ago. Not that he deserved it. But the health of our discourse needs it.

969 more words
Communication | Journalism | Social Media

Michael Jackson: A Journalist Remembers ‘The King of Pop’ and The Day She Decided to Defend Him

Source: Eur This N That – By DeBorah B. Pryor | All Things Michael

In 2003, I wrote an editorial entitled, “Will Humanity Ever Visit The Media: A journalist speaks out on the attempts to castrate Michael Jackson.” As most editorials go, it was borne out of frustration, anger, and the decision to take a stand on something I believed in. 1,888 more words

Michael Jackson


It seems to be making headlines that it is the fifth anniversary of Michael Jackson’s death.

Five years dead and Michael Jackson just don’t go together.I mean from all the Jackson Five records and the Jackson records, and of course, the entire Michael Jackson collection, I can’t associate death with any of the songs.It is so funny that of all things, he died from the drugs the doctor allegedly gave him with to help him sleep. 105 more words