Category: Articles

Ethics of poverty coverage

There is historical precedent for the critique known as poverty porn, in this case the objection that contemporary media are drawn to the slow-motion collapse of Detroit by the unsavory appeal of a picturesque and compelling misery.

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A rebirth of media heroism

It has been a dark time for American journalism. Reporters are routinely scorned (if not beaten) by politicians and cops, to public applause

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Talking to Janet Yellen

A conversation with the new Treasury Secretary when she became Fed chair. from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen held on January 18, 2017 Janet L. Yellen,

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