Monthly Archives: August 2014

The challenge of Ferguson

  A recent Rasmussen survey on Ferguson and its coverage poses a real challenge for those of us in the “mainstream” media. According to the survey earlier this month, a majority of those surveyed think the media would have been … Continue reading

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Should Foley video be shown?

It’s a discussion no one really wants to have, about a video no one really wants to watch. But of course we had to talk about the graphic murder — I hesitate to dignify such barbarity with the word execution … Continue reading

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If the media is a mirror, then what does it reflect?

I have always believed that if readers could be flies on the newsroom wall, most would come away with a higher opinion of journalism. They would see we talk about ethics, fairness and the best way to alert and inform … Continue reading

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