How Not to Be a Journalist

Patrick Howley, an assistant editor at The American Spectator, gives a master class in how not to commit journalism in a piece posted October 8 on "Occupy" events in Washington, DC.  His article should be read by both those interested in becoming journalists (as a guide to behavior to avoid) and those trying to understand the … Continue reading How Not to Be a Journalist

A Silly Season Upon Us?

Update: Yes, I was wrong about Weiner, and owe McCain an apology.  So, here it is: Robert Stacy McCain, you were right and I was wrong.  I will leave this post here just to remind myself that I can be just as wrong as anyone.The supposed "scandal" related to Representative Anthony Weiner's Twitter account is … Continue reading A Silly Season Upon Us?