Month: February 2012

NPR Tries to Get its Pressthink Right

It now commits itself to avoiding the worst excesses of “he said, she said” journalism. It says to itself that a report characterized by false balance is a false report. It introduces a new and potentially powerful concept of fairness: being “fair to the truth.” My verdict: Bravo, NPR.

Published 26 Feb 2012 5:15 pm