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Comments on Conover on media: DEATH TO UNSIGNED EDITORAL ENDORSEMENTS!





Updated: 2009-11-26T05:18:31.540-05:00

 



Case in point: Democrats and Iraq

2006-11-12T19:21:00.000-05:00

Case in point: Democrats and Iraq



Writing editorials used to provide an outlet for t...

2006-11-12T10:44:00.000-05:00

Writing editorials used to provide an outlet for the "informed" view of the ownership/editorial board, in a time when news was supposedly presented with an impartial view. Whether that is true doesn't change the fact that Editorials now seem to compete for positions with the now-biased reporting. Depending on the circumstance of ownership/editorial perspective, their opinion either supports the



"we respond to critiques of the editorial page by ...

2006-11-11T21:33:00.000-05:00

"we respond to critiques of the editorial page by talking about "firewalls" between opinion and news reporting."

...and ignoring the larger reality, that readers are judging the paper by its entirety - its brand - and the paper's owners have deliberately placed the editorials under the umbrella of that brand.

> No, you won't listen to me. I'm just a blogger.a...

2006-11-11T18:43:00.000-05:00

> No, you won't listen to me. I'm just a blogger.

and former South Carolina Journalist of the Year
(there are times when wielding authority is good; this is one of them.)


> hypocrisy they represent is killing what remaining standing we still have with the public.

yup.
I'd elaborate, but when reps. from the paper will only communicate with bloggers under "



The Vanishing NewspaperMar 9 2005webcast Host: Jef...

2006-11-11T11:05:00.000-05:00

The Vanishing Newspaper

Mar 9 2005

webcast

Host: Jeff Jarvis, Advance.net and Buzzmachine.com

Webcast panel:
Sefan Dill, Santa Fe New Mexican
Mary Lou Fulton, The Bakersfield Californian
Phil Meyer, UNC, Chapel Hill
Tim Porter, Tomorrow's Workforce

Our webcast



Very well said. It's something I've wondered about...

2006-11-11T01:34:00.000-05:00

Very well said. It's something I've wondered about.

You know, the reason I've never written a letter to the editorial page of the P&C is that they publish your home address. Other papers don't do it. Have they though about dropping that tradition at all?