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Posts on ‘September 8th, 2006’

Department of Not Getting It

In an item on Poynter Online about the likely dismissal of a libel lawsuit against a website where a commenter posted allegedly libelous material, a staffer from the San Diego Union Tribune is quoted thusly: While protection to ferret out the truth is nice, I kind of wish the courts or Congress would revisit this […]

Dangerous Fiction and Its Enablers

It’s no surprise that some bloggers on the political right have been enthusiastic supporters of the fake history that ABC and Disney are passing off as “almost fact” this weekend — the so-called “docudrama” about 9/11. What is dismaying in the extreme is that some people for whom I’ve had a great deal of respect […]