Miscellaneous columns

On the Journalism of Poverty

On the Journalism of Poverty: Foreword to Routledge Companion to Media and Poverty, Sandra L. Borden, editor New York: Routledge, 2022     Extremes of inequality

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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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Why plagiarism matters

Published on CNN.com, July 19, 2016 I hail from the world of journalism, which has seen its fair share of plagiarism scandals in the past

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