Well, that’s embarrassing.
Inside the outrage machine! You might be thinking I’m talking about right-wing sites or social justice warrior sites, but… many are actually owned by the same people.
Ben Rothenberg says “Who, me?” There used to be a blow-up here and there over “niggardly” being misheard and then a hubbub, offered resignation, and a resignation retracted (most notably in DC). I’m beginning to wonder if we’re no longer going to do that last part of the ritual.
Michelle Ye Hee Lee writes of her experiences as an Asian fact-checker in the last election.
As Avon Barksdale said, “That [stuff] cost money. It cost time and money.” (He wasn’t referring to journalism, however.)
Josh Kraushaar asks what happens when everybody loses credibility? I am particularly concerned that the media will confuse “being tough” too much with “being hard” and not enough with “being accurate.”
Julian Sanchez on the Trump Tower Tapping thing.
— richard shotton (@rshotton) March 3, 2017