Baby killer acquitted.
I have been pretty hard on local news media in past posts — especially when it comes to their coverage of cops. This post will go easy on local news — at least at where I am from. Let’s, then, spread the love! Continue reading
Normally, I hate when people give book recommendations. But, after a great conversation with a local reporter today, I thought it might help if I present some conceptual work that can help us explore the meanings of news – especially because not all of us are crazy enough to study this stuff in school. Continue reading
U.S. news media credit themselves as being watchdogs, the vital Fourth Estate that balances the levels of power between the government and the people. For the most part, media likely do play such a role. How well they do so is a different story, though.
My question is, If media are watchdogs, who watches them? Continue reading