March 04, 2005

He said-she said journalism.

You couldn't make a more concise argument about why it impoverishes political debate, feeds popular misconceptions, and aids the efforts of propagandists than Mikhaela does here:

It's all a matter of opinion, isn't it?

And that's just the first panel of her comments on 'hard-hitting journalism.' You can see the rest here.

Posted by Magpie at March 4, 2005 12:51 PM | Media | Technorati links |
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He said-She said "journalism" is nothing more than an excuse for laziness, or, if you want a more sinister take on it, a way of letting propaganda into reporting in the name of so-called "objectivity".

Posted by: Kevin at March 4, 2005 10:32 PM