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Why Does Anyone Take Andrew Breitbart Seriously?

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Andrew Breitbart has a job to do and he does it well. Breitbart’s job is to lie and distort the truth in order to advance a right-wing agenda, embarrass liberals, and undermine the Obama administration. Breitbart is not a journalist, researcher, or pundit. He is a propagandist.

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Tags: ACORN · Cable Television · Elections · Internet · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Politics · Television News

Spitting, racial and gay slurs? Just isolated instances of emotions running high

March 21st, 2010 · No Comments

On the Saturday, March 20, the weekend of the historic health care vote in Congress, Tea Party protesters outside of the Capitol apparently spit on and hurled racial and gay slurs at Democratic lawmakers.  Republican Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Amy Kremer, coordinator of the Tea Party Express, both denounced the incidents, and characterized […]

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Tags: ACORN · Cable Television · Elections · Journalism Ethics · Politics

Links to News Reports on ACORN Study

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Harold Meyerson, “For ACORN, Truth Lost Amid the Din,” Washington Post, September 23, 2009. University of Northern Iowa, “Profs: Why ACORN was in the news in ’07-’08, and what the media got wrong,” Romenesko, September 23, 2009. Alicia Shepard, “The ACORN Videos: Did NPR Ignore Them?” NPR, September 23, 2009. Michael Calderone, “Study: Media’s been […]

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Tags: ACORN · Cable Television · Internet · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Music · Public Relations · Television News

ACORN Study co-author Dreier on Rachel Maddow Show, 9-24-2009

September 25th, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: ACORN · Cable Television · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Television News