Tag: journalism

chris-wallace-accomplishes-a-fake-news-fail-with-trump-interview-[video]
21

Jul
2020

Chris Wallace accomplishes a Fake News Fail with Trump interview [Video]Chris Wallace accomplishes a Fake News Fail with Trump interview [Video]

On July 19th, 2020, Fox News’ reporter Chris Wallace was granted a no-holds-barred, nothing-is-off-the-table, and highly praised interview with President Trump. The edited video of this interview is available at the end of this piece. The interview is interesting because it highlights the main thrust of what has come to be called the “fake news […]

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what-should-one-do-with-fake-news-journalists?-–-a-critical-view
11

Jul
2020

What should one do with fake news journalists? – a critical viewWhat should one do with fake news journalists? – a critical view

PJ Media is one of a very few truly excellent independent news and opinion outlets. Recently they ran a piece entitled “Should Journalists Go to Jail for Spreading Russia Lies?” The writer puts forward the title question in a very straightforward way with the first instinctual answer being “no.” However, the author goes on to […]

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should-publishing-lies-be-a-crime?
05

Dec
2019

Should Publishing Lies Be a Crime?Should Publishing Lies Be a Crime?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker Writing or otherwise saying lies should be civilly but not criminally illegal, but publishing lies needs to remain entirely legal unless the publisher has not practiced due diligence to exclude falsehoods. The responsibility to avoid expressing lies is 100% the responsibility of the violator, the person who lies; […]

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the-next-generation-of-journalists-wants-to-comfort-the-comfortable-&-afflict-the-afflicted
14

Nov
2019

The next generation of journalists wants to comfort the comfortable & afflict the afflictedThe next generation of journalists wants to comfort the comfortable & afflict the afflicted

Via RT… A renowned journalism school’s paper recently apologized for ‘traumatizing’ students by posting photos of their participation in a public protest. Is protecting people from the consequences of their actions now the media’s duty? The purpose of journalism is “comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable,” according to a quote frequently attributed to newspaper baron William […]

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