Archive: Media Mangle

  • MSM needs closure on cloture

    If there was any doubt that the mainstream media is in the tank for Democrats, the coverage of the recent cloture vote on the various non-binding Iraq resolutions in the Senate certainly erased it.

  • Bad Journalism and Forgiveness

    As I've written before, Ruth Sheehan, the gender columnist for The News & Observer, was one of the worst offenders in the bad-journalism sweepstakes that occurred last March when news of the Duke lacrosse rape allegations became public.

  • Boston Globe urges Romney to racial profile

    The Boston Globe needs a better city editor. How else does one explain sending a reporter all the way to Guatemala to report on the illegal aliens who once worked for a company that maintained Gov. Mitt Romney’s lawn?…

  • An Annoying Finger-Wagging Story

    An annoying habit of mainstream journalism is its tendency to finger-wag and hit you in the face with a we-know-better story. The mother of all finger-waggers showed up on the front page of The News & Observer of Raleigh on Oct. 24.

  • Fair and Balanced? You Bet

    I worked in newsrooms for most of 30 years and I can say with confidence that I can count on one hand the conservatives I worked with during those years in mainstream news.

  • Boy Scout Magazine Going PC?

    I’m never surprised to be hit in the face each morning with multicultural, victimization, support-group style reporting in my local papers. That’s the bread and butter of the mainstream media these days.