Friday, February 26, 2016

Eat Your Own

‘Liberal’ Media

“Say what? The liberal mainstream media has it in for liberal politicians? The answer to that question, I would argue, is an unambiguous ‘yes.’ There are few things more comforting to journalists — constantly under attack for their alleged liberal bias — than to make life miserable for their supposed allies on the left. Not only do they think it might give their critics pause, but it also feeds into their own sense of even-handedness.”

—Dan Kennedy, journalism professor and pundit, “What The New York Times’ Screw-Up Tells Us About the Liberal Media’s Anti-Liberal Bias,” WGBH, 2015
Editorial Comment: Fairness and balance.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

Rosy Morning

Get TODAY'S WORD ON JOURNALISM in your email every weekday morning during WORD season. This is a free “service” sent to the 2,000,000 or so misguided subscribers around the planet. If you have recovered from whatever led you to subscribe and don’t want it anymore, send “unsubscribe” to Or if you want to afflict someone else, send me the email address and watch the fun begin. (Disclaimer: I just quote ’em, I don’t necessarily endorse ’em. But all contain at least a kernel of insight. Don’t shoot the messenger.) #tedsword
Ted Pease, Professor of Interesting Stuff, Trinidad, California.
(Be)Friend The WORD

“Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.” —Tom Stoppard

No comments:

Post a Comment