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Government Must Not Define Who Is a Journalist

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Developments at the U.S. Supreme Court and Colorado legislature demonstrate how government restricts our access to news.
  

Reporters and Ill-Advised Security Reporting Tactics

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2014
There’s something about a WET PAINT sign that overwhelms good sense and manners. We have to test it.    

Media Musings from Cincinnati and Beyond

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Give the New York Times a C+ for candor after it fired Executive Editor Jill Abramson.   

No Images = No Stories

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2014
It’s taken almost a month for the story of hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian school girls to gain a foothold in the American news media.
  

Considering the "Double Effect"

1 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2014
My undergraduate journalism students never were livelier than when they explored what philosophers and ethicists call the Principle of the Double Effect.  

Media Musings From Cincinnati and Beyond

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Reporters jumped on official revelations that the latest Ft. Hood shooter had been treated for emotional problems.  

Orchids and Onions for Our Sole Surviving Daily

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 15, 2014
It’s Orchids and Onions, Darts and Flowers for Curmudgeon’s home-delivered Enquirer.   

Media Musings from Cincinnati and Beyond

0 Comments · Monday, April 14, 2014
The Enquirer recently took down a story by a “contributor” who works for the organization her story promoted.   

Why CNN Had Malaysia Flight 370 All to Itself

1 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Imagine when CNN wasn’t there to cover a world-class breaking news story.
  

Sloppy Reporting Mars Interesting Ark Questions

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2014
 Whatever it is, the Ark planned by Answers in Genesis (AiG) won’t be a “replica.”