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More Pom Poms From News Media Pep Squad for Truth

As the hardworking staff has diligently noted, all kinds of news organizations are busily marketing their truthfulness and reliability to a skeptical public. Call the roll: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and some outfit called … Continue reading

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Newspapers Fight Fake News Rap with Pep Squad for Truth

As our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town noted the other day, newspapers are falling all over themselves trying to convince the American public that the press actually matters in a very real way. It started with the Washington Post pasting … Continue reading

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New York Times Editing Slashback: ‘What Driver’s Want’ Edition

Latest in what we expect will be a long-running series As the hardworking staff noted earlier this week, the New York Times is jettisoning its “low-value line editing” and replacing it with “bespoke editing.” Or, more likely, “be-broke editing.” Exhibit … Continue reading

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Does The New York Times Have A Pulitzer Complex?

Interesting juxtaposition in Sunday’s New York Times. From the Public Editor’s column about the Pulitzer Prize celebration at the New York Times last Monday: I was struck by how well-tuned the whole affair seemed to be. At other newspapers, celebrations … Continue reading

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