journalism

The Work Of Good Journalism

“My job is to make this Obama administration a success. It should be the job of all journalists to make this administration look good because we are due for a successful Presidency.” —Chris Matthews Now, why exactly would that be, Mister Hardball? In the tank, ya think? Let's go to the tape. It's Alaska. The election is over. Sarah is home. So what happens? A media type asks why Governor Palin didn’t give more interviews in the beginning, and she says: “You know that rumor about me ‘going rogue’? That’s because I was trying to sneak phone calls to some...

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Arrest The Media For Fraud

From Orson Scott Card's scathing essay—Would the Last Honest Reporter Please Turn On the Lights? The essay is rather long and thoroughly comprehensive, so please don't neglect to hit the link. An open letter to the local daily paper—almost every local daily paper in America: remember reading All the President's Men and thinking: That's journalism. You do what it takes to get the truth and you lay it before the public, because the public has a right to know. This housing crisis didn't come out of nowhere. It was not a vague emanation of the evil Bush administration. It was...


An Anonymous Brit Laments His Television Choices

HE CHANNEL 4 MUSTER is about the Far Left's unholy alliance with Islam. Monday night, in the UK, channel 4, social crisis on terminal display. If you're in America you get hundreds of channels of non-intrusive crap instead. Could be interesting TV, if there is nothing else to claim your interest. They've run programs on the man-made climate change myth as well. Something else the BBC should be doing. I hang my head in shame at what the BBC has become. Even when their pro-Islamic journalists are kidnapped by Islamists, they can't stop their misinformation campaign. They've become a national...


Taking the Pulse of a Nation In Decline

Worse than Watergate—But Invisible in the Media By Alan Nathan FrontPageMagazine.com | January 5, 2007 RESIDENT CLINTON'S FORMER NATIONAL Security Advisor was caught stealing and destroying classified documents from the National Archives (before the 9/11 Commission could read them), but his actions have garnered less media attention than a fly breaking wind. Sandy Berger illegally removed four documents, hid them under a construction trailer for later retrieval, then cut three of the four with scissors upon returning to his office. He admitted to lying about it when first questioned by their officials, according to a December 20, 2006, report by...