Archive for September, 2011

If “he said, she said” journalism is irretrievably lame, what’s better?

Further along in my dialogue with NPR over its embrace of “he said, she said” reporting: two new items to report. Another engagement with NPR’s ombudsman. And Voice of San Diego’s reporters handbook, which disallows he said, she said. For the background, see: We Have No Idea Who’s Right: Criticizing “he said, she said” journalism […]

Building Froggietown: A Parent’s 9/11 Story

This is something I wrote when the shock of September 11th, 2001 was still… there. I am reprinting it today to mark the ten year anniversary of that event. Peace. In Manhattan, Sep. 25, 2001 My colleagues and I held a teach-in last week for journalism students at NYU. An intellectual vigil, if you will. […]