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Boston Marathon Media

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows How Americans Rate Media's Boston Coverage | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

Americans have mostly positive views of the way the media performed in covering the Boston Marathon bombings, according to two new polls released this...

WATCH: Media Gets Boston Bombing So Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media

When two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon last week, a media frenzy ensued to break each and every detail. But in the rush to uncover new informa...

Boston, Media and Officials: Does This Change Everything?

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Let us hope that we understand how to make sense of an increasingly ambiguous world of friends and foes. The Meet the Press show this week reflected that we have a long way to go in not only understanding the Boston attack, but also our path to a better future.

Jason Linkins

Oh, Come On Now, CNN | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.19.2013 | Media

This evening, Wolf Blitzer kicked over to Susan Candiotti, reporting live from Watertown, Mass. What followed was unfortunate. (Hat tip to Gabriel Sny...

The Public Needs Ethical Journalism More Than Ever

John Harden | Posted 06.19.2013 | Media
John Harden

When something breaks and we make mistakes (little or big), we're no better than the people who distribute fake images on Twitter and spread rumors on Facebook. We're better than this.

Amanda Terkel

WHITE OUT: Media Heap Suspicion On Brown People In Boston Marathon Bombing | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.18.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Hours after the Boston Marathon bombing, there was already Internet chatter that a "Saudi national" was the suspect. Police raided the a...

The Kabuki Theater of American Tragedies

Stanton Peele | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media
Stanton Peele

This anomaly is unavoidable: competitive non-stop media outlets must respond to our anxiety-fueled need to explain what often times can't be explained ultimately, and certainly not in the near run.

Prayers for Boston and for an End to Racist Backlash

Sonny Singh | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media
Sonny Singh

I pray that the collective response to yesterday will be drastically different from the knee-jerk racism that pervaded the days, weeks, months, and years after 9/11. But honestly, I'm not so sure how hopeful I am.