Wednesday, September 11, 2013

9/11 Remembered

The Press’s Dark Days
“The atmosphere was one of fear, suspicion, a tremendous emphasis on patriotism, on getting on board. It put pressure on journalists to conform, to go with the pack.

“And people who asked questions that were regarded as too uncomfortable were berated or accused of being unpatriotic, or marginalized. A lot of voices were left out of the debate.”

—Michael Massing, journalist, who called 9/11 reporting “one of the greatest institutional failures in the news media,” quoted in “9/11 raised debate on responsible reporting,” Radio France Internationale, 2011

• Editorial Comment: Deafening silence.

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