Category Archives: Press Responsibility

Lying

It was the story about a vindictive black woman who works for the government and screws the white people she deals with – and then it wasn’t. The buzz was supposed to be about Shirley Sherrod, and the NAACP, being … Continue reading

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To Be Fair About It

Each morning out here in Hollywood, as the sun edges up over Griffith Park Observatory off to the east, it’s the same thing. Along with strong black coffee and the Danish pipe tobacco – the breakfast of champions – it’s … Continue reading

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Inadvertently Committing Journalism

Nope – haven’t figured it out yet – sorry. And it’s been years. Back on July 27, 2003 – six years ago – there were those remarks by the President – who was standing next to United Nations Secretary General … Continue reading

Posted in CNBC, Jim Cramer, Jon Stewart, Journalism, Journalism as Entertainment, Objective Journalism, Press Responsibility, Responsible Journalism, Stewart versus Cramer, Trusting One News Source over Another, Truthiness | 2 Comments

Those Shoes

Ah, out here in Hollywood we know all about shoes – but it seems we don’t know enough, or we have the symbolism all wrong. Forget Fred Astaire. Now shoes are historical bookends. There was December 14, 2003 – Iraqis … Continue reading

Posted in Bush Torture Legacy, Bush's Indifference to Anyone's Opinion, Bush's Personality, Iraq, Press Responsibility, Shoe Attack on Bush, Torture | 2 Comments