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He Said She Said Journalism

For Every Yin, the Media Has a Yang

Karthika Muthukumaraswamy | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media
Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

Is it really a good thing for journalism to expect reporters to be empty vessels simply reiterating information from others? This defeats the very purpose of media as fourth estate, as a watchdog of the powers that be.

What's in a Name?

Neil McCarthy | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

The problem now is that we've labelled lies as something else. They are no longer lies, not even mistakes or errors or just plain wrong. They are now post-truths. Instead, media reporting takes the form of "he said, she said" dueling quotations.

Is 'He Said-She Said' Journalism Starting To Disappear?

www.theatlantic.com | Posted 10.29.2012 | Media

Over the years, and recently in a few posts this month, I've mentioned signs that the mainstream press is adjusting to the realities of "post-truth po...