Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Fear, Misinformation and the Collapse of Journalistic Standards

The following articles are grouped under the heading of Journalism and Beyond from Free Press.
Can You Smell the Fear? Timothy Karr, Huffington Post

Switch on cable news or tune in to talk radio and fear comes wafting in. It's a fear that's laced with paranoia, stoked by misinformation and prejudice and fed to millions of people via powerful media. But most of all, it's a fear of the changes that an overwhelming majority of Americans called for when they stepped into voting booths last November.

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