This term serves to utterly obscure the role of the police officer, his or centrality to the incident, and indeed who is doing the shooting at all.
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Today was a big case of fail from our media. The bogus story? A claim that 64% of Republicans believe President Obama was born outside the United Stat...
A cardinal rule no political reporters should ever forget: always expect that unexpected and unpredictable events will happen that will turn the course of history.
Political reporters are notoriously unwilling to call even the most outrageous, intentionally deceptive untruths what they are: lies.
But Mitt Romn...
The bottom line is this: the articles proclaiming "Gavin Newsom Draws Boos by Attacking Democrats" are flat out wrong and misleading.
If you watch local TV news in different cities around the country, and I'm not suggesting you do so, you see that a small number of stations have political beat reporters, but most do not.
Here at the Speculatron, we shall from time to time warn you about particularly odious forms of campaign journalism that will utterly ravage your mind...
I thought Schager's many admirers would like to know more about why he's leaving and his reflections about journalism and his job here as he departs.
What we are witnessing in this election cycle is the slow death of traditional statewide campaign journalism. I noticed the same pattern (and the same...
The "60 vote" threshold is an artificial obstructionist creation of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and the Senate Republicans.
An estimated 400 journalists arrived at Denver's Pepsi Center on Tuesday for a test run through the site of next year's Democratic National Convention.
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