Monday, November 14, 2011


Watchdogs of the Press

“The truth is that most American newspaper people are really more interested in dramatic spot news, the splashy story, than in anything else. They want to be in on the big blowout, no matter how silly, and would rather write about what happened than whether it made any sense. . . .

“We are fascinated by events, but not by the things that cause events. We will send 500 correspondents to Vietnam after the war breaks out and fill the front pages with their reports, meanwhile ignoring the rest of the world, but we will not send one or two reporters there when the danger of war is developing.”

—James B. Reston (1909-1995), Pulitzer Prize-winning author,
New York Times editor and columnist, from The Artillery of the Press, 1966

• Editorial Comment: Woof! Woof! Woofwoofwoof!


Visit our award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café

Democrats a better fit for LDS Utahns, state party leader tells students, by Heidi Hansen
Review: On last world tour, Judas Priest waves goodbye to Utah, by Cathy Morgan
Engineers outline transportation master plan for Nibley, by Mandy Morgan
Logan High theater students ready for comic fairytale ‘Mattress,’ by Kristi Ottley

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• PeezPix & MORE! at 8th annual Cache Valley Winter Gift Market, Dec. 2-3.


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