Says The Blue Voice. (And it's only Tuesday.)
Nieman Watchdog has some advice for journalists (and the rest of us, for that matter):
Because of the way humans process information, political journalists who think they are dispelling false beliefs may actually be spreading them. Two brain experts offer ground rules for reporters who want to avoid becoming accessories to disinformation campaigns. Rule one: Stop repeating things that aren't true.
TNR gathered a panel of judges to toast all the amazingly wonderful campaign journalism that's been produced this year. (For real.)
Fact: No fewer than four of the judges who selected the winners were singled out themselves for praise by the panel of judges. The new definition of back scratching?
This morning in a CNN teaser: "After ignoring the faithful for decades, we'll find out how Democrats are trying to forge a new relationship with the religious community and whether or not it will work." [Emphasis added.]
Nice catch by The Seminal.