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Sep 06 2015

Dying for a Fluff Piece

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By: Marc Munroe Dion When new reached our newsroom that a couple of television reporters were gunned down in Virginia, somebody made a joke. Reporters pride themselves on what we inevitably call “gallows humor.” Somebody HAD to make a joke, to live up to our self-anointed reputation for toughness. It was not a funny joke. …

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Jul 21 2012

A new kind of scrutiny on the campaign trail

Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity. By Jason Salzman It used to be that journalists would join major candidates on the campaign trail, following them from coffee shops to parades and beyond as they tried to woo supporters and votes. Reporters would record how a candidate might change his …

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