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Greenwald v. Keller: What They Missed and Why It Matters

In short, neither Keller’s nor Greenwald’s approach is the only consideration on the road to journalistic salvation. That being so, how should journalists go about spreading the truth to the citizenry in a way that does not alienate the very … Continue reading

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Substantive Objectivity: Embracing a Journalistic Norm of Verification

by Matthew L. Schafer Press critics love to discuss journalistic objectivity – or more to the point, whether such a thing actually exists at all.  With the press (or at least cable television) returning to its partisan roots, it is … Continue reading

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The Other Way the Media Dropped the Ball on Healthcare Coverage

by Regina G. Lawrence and Matthew L. Schafer Recently, Fox News and CNN have been raked over the coals for erroneously reporting that the Supreme Court struck down the Affordable Care Act.  Watching the botched coverage after the fact, is, … Continue reading

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