TABLE OF CONTENTS - Spring 2014
BY ROBERT JENSEN
Robert Jensen's critique of Thomas Patterson's book, Informing the News, explores the gaps left by Patterson's narrow definition of excellence as bounded by the ideology of the powerful.
BY THOMAS E. PATTERSON
Thomas Patterson agrees with Robert Jensen's critique of Informing the News; he disagrees with his solution.
BY KENNETH F. BUNTING
Kenneth Bunting reminds journalists, practicing and aspiring ones, that we are in the truth business, not the blame game.
BY EDWARD WASSERMAN
Edward Wasserman point out to the press why the miracle of sources, people willing to come forward and speak up, should be respected.
BY RAYMOND FIELDING
Raymond Fielding explores the human fascination with the grotesque and horrific, and its reflection in doomsday programming.
BY JOSEPH MARREN AND JASON GRINNELL
A view of New York City in the 1970s as seen through the philisophical lens of Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan.
BY JERRY LANSON
Jerry Lanson on the risk news organizations take in ignoring the small stories.
BY MANNY PARASCHOS
Manny Paraschos asks if there should be a zero tolerance policy on paid interviews and whether the Washington Post really had to set the record straight and muscular.
- Category: Spring 2014, Vol. 25, No. 2