This won’t surprise anyone who has taken my classes or anyone who has heard my lectures on journalism ethics. Others should try not to fall out of their seat or hit me. Here it is: I really don’t know if I believe journalistic ethics exist. Continue reading
I spent yesterday afternoon on Iowa City’s “bad side.” What was interesting, in my conversations with young, African American youth there, was that they – without prodding – focused on how the news cover them. To counter the poor ways media cover their lives, I said that we all need to contact reporters about such coverage. But, I realized after I said it, that this is easier said than done. Continue reading
Why do media love police so much?
Wow. Amazing. Continue reading