New York Times reporter Wesley Lowery says America’s newsrooms need racial justice. Black journalists have complained for years about the indifference and outright hostility toward Black reporters — their pay and their ideas for how news should be covered in Black neighborhoods and beyond.
Democratic-Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he’ll stop greedy fat cats from buying, merging, and closing news outlets. The Columbia Journalism Review gives spaces to this “Bernie saves journalism” plan. Would the truth get out more under President Bernie Sanders, or is he merely disturbed that the Democratic party’s PR firm shrinks as the Internet continues killing newspapers?
The Left lectures that “a woman must be believed” when she makes abuse allegations, but The Washington Post spiked the story of Dr. Vansessa Tyson’s charges against Democrat Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Virginia. They said the story didn’t meet their journalistic standards, but what are their standards…beyond “elect Democrats”? Right Angle is a production […]