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Critics of journalism rip the New York Times. For what?

For reporting the facts, reporting the news. The what, where, when, who and why. (Big sigh.) Just after I finished slapping at a New York Times reporter for anxiety-producing prose, I now have to slap at a few highly intelligent … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: Democratic politics as seen by one reporter

Back in January, I published a story about cynical journalism in the New York Times, specifically naming Times reporter Jonathan Martin. In it, I wrote: Jonathan Martin’s piece is a stellar example of journalistic embroidery the sole purpose of which … Continue reading

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The fear of listening to the Voice

Suddenly another voice spoke, low and melodious, its very sound an enchantment. Those who listened unwarily to that voice could seldom report the words that they heard…Mostly they remembered only that it was a delight to hear the voice speaking, … Continue reading

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