Media Malpractice

There was a time that American journalists acted as a check against abuse in government.  They were skeptical of any government administration, regardless of its party.  Sadly, journalism now seems to be more about entertainment or pushing an agenda.  I believe that we are all at risk when the media seeks to manipulate opinion instead of inform it.

Here are a couple of recent reads that illustrate this concern:

Details on the JournoList
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0710/40308.html

Pat Caddell at the Accuracy in Media event  – “The Audacity of Corruption”
http://www.aim.org/video/pat-caddell-the-audacity-of-corruption/

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