Should a journalist who finds out that the CIA has been torturing its detainees, and then writes a newspaper article sharing this information, be sent to prison for 10 years?
Should a journalist who finds out that the Iranian secret police has been torturing its detainees, and then writes a newspaper article sharing this information, [...]
How can we trust journalists who are deriving their income from an advertising system that’s currently being filled with independent expenditures? [...]
The Obama administration revealed late Tuesday that is prepared to unveil a new blah de blah initiative in the upcoming weeks despite the pressures of the oncoming congressional election season. “Blah de blah blah blah, blah blah de blah,” Defense Undersecretary Blahford Blahdepants explained in a press briefing. “Blah de blah blah, blah blah, blah [...]
Yesterday morning, a team of Washington Post journalists unveiled a major new resource called Top Secret America: A Hidden World, Growing Beyond Control. A series of connected web pages identify and connected various government agencies and private companies that are engaged in erecting a new classified surveillance structure in the United States.
The amount of [...]
I’ve never written such a long headline before, but each and every element of it is crucial:
* The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General has released a report, parts of which remain classified but parts of which have been declassified. Read it here.
* This report concludes that the FBI broke the [...]
The Washington Post buried the most explosive aspect of its revelation that thousands of times, the FBI lied about the existence of a terrorist plot in order to collect Americans’ phone call records without the warrant required by the supreme law of the land, the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. All that is explosive [...]
In the past year or so, I’ve written two posts strongly critical of the New York Times’ technology reporting. The two articles about which I wrote, both by Stephen C. Williams (5/1/2008 and 10/20/2009), included images taken directly from Apple and Motorola corporate press kits and presented no “facts” about the products beyond those offered [...]
Randy Sly of Catholic Online writes in complaint against journalists covering the National Equality March:
Totally ignored at the march were those who came to bear witness to the Christian message regarding homosexuality and calling those present to allow God to work in them in restoration. Randall Terry reported last week that he and others [...]
What would she rather wear a net and insect repellant than, though? Would she rather do this than eat circus peanuts? [...]
Other than using the phrases “fragmentation of the media” and “splintered media environment,” Brian Stelter of the New York Times doesn’t manage to deliver on the promise of his headline, “Explaining ‘The Way It Was’ to the YouTube Generation.” So let me try.
From 1962 to 1981, Walter Cronkite anchored the half-hour CBS Evening News [...]