Tag Archives: Journalism

Quote of the Day: Sipping Starbucks Smugly

I don’t care if it’s early. This is the Quote of the Day as far as I’m concerned. “Well I would invite Joe Scarborough to come down to Ferguson and get out of 30 Rock where he’s sitting and sipping … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Fact Check

The most depressing part of this is the involvement of the state university’s journalism school. “This (bill) is not a discrimination bill,” state Rep. Adam Kwasman (R) said. “It makes no mention of sexual orientation.” The fact-checking group — a … Continue reading
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Digital Journalism is Destroying Accuracy for the Sake of Being Fast and First

This week marks two new low points in journalism. As we’ve reported over the last couple of days, they are, 1) Glenn Greenwald’s effort to conflate malicious hackers with political activism via a leaked Snowden document, and 2) the broadly … Continue reading
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Trolling for Scandal

House Oversight Chairman Darrell “Witch Hunt” Issa has once again leaked a partial transcript from a private interview, which ABC News obtained “exclusively” from Darrell Issa, that portrays healthcare.gov as a security risk. There have been “two high findings” of … Continue reading
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Sensationalism

Reuters is the absolute worst at tearing comments out of context for sensationalizing headlines. The (cont) http://t.co/64AbMmLgHy — Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) August 19, 2013 Ordinarily, Monday mornings are devoid of laughter, but seeing Glenn Greenwald accuse someone else of sensationalism … Continue reading
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Chart of the Day

Mother Jones has compiled this handy chart for comparing the relative level of free speech, civil liberties, and journalistic freedom one can expect in each country currently reported to be part of Edward Snowden’s world tour. As you can see … Continue reading
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Nice Things And Why We Can’t Have Them

The federal deficit has been reduced during every fiscal year since President Obama took office beginning with fiscal 2010, but you wouldn’t know it if you asked the average American. via Steve Benen A 62% majority believe the deficit is … Continue reading
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It Must Be Liberal Media Bias

Reporters embedded with the Romney campaign took time off from covering the issues (I jest) yesterday to play a game of flag football with Romney’s campaign staff. DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Mitt Romney will be participating in his own political … Continue reading

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