Sunday, February 14, 2010

Reporters Enable Partisans

In modern reporting of government and public policy, the news too often gets confused with the political talking points of the politicians they interview. As a result, readers can come away from a story not knowing rhetoric from reality.

In todays's Des Moines Register, columnist Richard Doak suggests that news reporters stop playing the "fair & balanced" game with the pols and start reporting more hard information.

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