Gongol.com Archives: September 2009
Brian Gongol

September 26, 2009

News Impartiality, neutrality, and objectivity
Newspaper editors at the Washington Post are under new guidelines about what they're allowed to say on Twitter and elsewhere online. It is and always has been foolish to believe that newspeople are unbiased -- and it's probably best to let them reveal those biases, which allows news consumers to evaluate whether those biases are affecting the news judgment. Related: The "reader representative" for the Cleveland Plain Dealer doesn't seem to understand the difference between linking and copying online. That kind of elementary error in knowledge makes his assessment seem painfully out of touch.

Business and Finance Small businesses are facing tough times with poor cash flows

Broadcasting A brief history of product placement in television
And the FCC has hinted, in the last year or so, that it might be cracking down

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