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I’m about halfway through Blur by Tom Rosenstiel and Bill Kovach, and I can’t recommend this book enough. Classes on its content should be made an educational requirement. Here are some factoids I gleaned from my readings: Newspaper staffs are down by roughly 30 percent from ten years earlier. For network news, the cuts have […]
It seems like every time I turn around, some political figure is taking on a journalist. Here’s the latest installment, featuring a very edgy Donald Trump chastising Chuck Todd of MSNBC during his Daily Rundown Show this morning. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyVq-Vj9IlY Wouldn’t you love to see focus group ratings during one of these exchanges? My sense is […]
I remain convinced that one can measure media bias electronically, at least to some extent, by examining the text of news broadcasts and objectively identifying the speaker’s personal value judgments. With that said, it is far more difficult to extract bias based on that content that is chosen to be aired. The following excerpt, taken […]