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In news, more is almost always better

0 Comments · Saturday, April 19, 2008
Recent unrest in Tibet and protests over the appearance of the Olympic torch show the value, indeed the necessity, of obtaining information from a variety of sources -- and treating all of them wit  

Deadly accurate reporting

0 Comments · Sunday, April 6, 2008
Journalism has consequences. That's the ethical issue that faces reporters on certain kinds of stories. Is all information good? Or is some information more harmful than good? My colleague, Ben L.  

Why newspapers matter

0 Comments · Sunday, March 23, 2008
The Sunday, March 16, edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer answers the question: Why should we read newspapers? It's because of articles such as "Story Behind the Lockdown in the 2004 Vote" on page A  

How Stuff Gets in the News ... or Doesn't

0 Comments · Saturday, March 8, 2008
I recently received a press release from the Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureau that I found interesting for a variety of reasons none of them having to do with the intended purpose.   

Turning It All Off

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Our lives are inundated by noise, some of it auditory, some visual, some both. It's hard to realize how unquiet our lives are until we temporarily step outside the familiar regimen of constant inpu  

In a Word, Bias

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
One or two words can make all the difference in what a news article says or doesn't say. People have been complaining about bias in news stories for as long as newspapers have been around. Co  

A Year of Outrages, Rumors and Plain Old Lies

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 26, 2007
The silliest edition of Porkopolis this year was one of the very first of 2007. The Jan. 10 column included the threat of a march by neo-Nazis, a secret meeting between the mayor of Cincinnati and  

Sad News for Cincinnati's Poor

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Over-the-Rhine has lost a friend and advocate, as have homeless people, panhandlers, people struggling with addiction and those who dared to leave suburban comforts in an effort to know the heart  

School Levy Coming, Amount Unknown

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Voters' rejection of a tax levy last month for Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) means options need to be considered by the board of education. The fallout is more than financial, but money was the  

Cover Story: Psychotic Festival

Soothsayers and sages at your service

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Your dead dog is trying to reach you. So is your late grandmother. Gnomes, fairies and elves have information to share with you. You can communicate with all these beings if you have about $30