Update: The possibility of a McClatchy company bankruptcy suggested here last week is now being bandied about by the mainstream media. “Newspaper Publisher McClatchy Teeters Near Bankruptcy,” Bloomberg headlined today. The story […]
Our eyes have prejudices, according to psychologists studying how we view the world. City people and country people are likely to look at the same picture and perceive different images, suggests […]
Journalism as those over 30 have known it might not be dead yet, but it is on its death bed. Anyone who has any doubts needs to get out of his or […]
In this post-truth world, media “fact-checking” of so many things might well be a waste of time, the director of technology, media and communications specialization at Columbia University’s School of International and Public […]
Sometimes the state of journalism in this country today is enough to make someone who has spent a life in the business want to cry. Here is the Anchorage Daily News, the […]
Do you want to know what journalists think? Or would you prefer they keep their views hidden and let you guess at their opinions?
NEWPORT, Ore. – All across America these days, the day-to-day decay of the mainstream media is on display. The big problem is not the oft-cited bias, though there is plenty of that […]
They laid Jim Macknicki to rest on Thursday. He was a man who spent most of his adult life doing the most thankless job in journalism with devotion and integrity. I knew him […]