Media

Admission of bias

Media | We won’t pretend—but you shouldn’t either
by Joel Belz
Posted 7/20/17, 12:32 pm

When a U.S. military plane crashed July 10 in rural Mississippi, killing all 16 Marines onboard, nobody tried to balance the account with an obligatory “bright side” of the story. And when Lake Tahoe in California found itself almost running over after several years of regional drought, I didn’t hear a single reporter calling on folks—in a spirit of “fairness”—to moderate their thanksgiving and delight.

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Goodbye to the Grand Pooh-bahs?

Media | Slick sloganeering by Big Media lords can’t atone for reckless reporting
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/06/17, 02:15 pm

A.A. Milne, who wrote Winnie-the-Pooh in 1926, also wrote a poem relevant to the Grand Pooh-bahs of Big Media in 2017. “Bad Sir Brian Botany” describes a bully who “had a pair of boots with great big spurs on, / A fighting pair of which he was particularly fond. / On Tuesday and on Friday, just to make the street look tidy, / He’d collect the passing villagers and kick them in the pond.”

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Getting the story right

Q&A | Finding the light of truth in a foggy world
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/03/17, 09:30 pm

Lauren Green is the chief religion correspondent for Fox News and the author of a new book, Lighthouse Faith, that—as its subtitle states—shows God as a Living Reality in a World Immersed in Fog. Here are edited excerpts of our interview in front of students at Patrick Henry College.

Did you grow up going to church? I did—and I was breathing the air of Christianity because the culture was infused with Christian beliefs.

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