Journalism and fact-checking politics

When Mitt Romney’s pollster Neil Newhouse, said recently that “we’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers,” it was clear that truth will be the greatest casualty of the 2012 campaign season. There’s been a lot of sound and fury over Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s speech…

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Just how liberal is New York Times?

The executive editor of the New York Times is disputing an accusation of liberal bias made by her very own public editor, Arthur Brisbane. In his final column for the Times, Brisbane wrote that his fellow staffers “share a kind of political and cultural progressivism” that “virtually bleeds through the…

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GOP convention’s first casualty: The journalist

Ignoring the First Amendment principles, Yahoo News has fired its Washington Bureau Chief David Chalian after he was caught on a hot-mic during an online video broadcast saying that Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann, had no problem with African Americans suffering as a result of Hurricane Isaac. “They’re not…

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