So how exactly does one slant a story to skew the facts one way while acting as a legitimate columnist? The Wall Street Journal’s John Fund provides a good example and we’ll go through parts of this column to give an example of how you can tell one side of a story and make it seem like you are trying to be fair.In all fairness, you can find similar stories while reading liberal … [Read more...] about Slanting a story: The basics
Shhhhhh, listen closely. If you are really quiet and listen hard you will start to hear the voices of reason whispering in the maelstrom of the media’s political partisanship. Sadly, the easiest voice to hear comes from a comedian. Jon Stewart, who for years has critiqued the media better than any media professional could, announced last week a “Rally to restore sanity.” Of … [Read more...] about Stewart asks for reason, can the media follow?