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Posts on ‘July 22nd, 2007’

British Media Criticism: Fierce and Detailed

In London for a meeting with colleagues on a non-journalism project, I’ve been devouring the British press — noting, not for the first time, that the papers here do something that U.S. media folks do too little: tough media criticism. For example, the BBC is taking some serious lumps over an astonishing internal ethical mess, […]

Times Public Editor Off To Fast Start

Clark Hoyt, the New York Times’ new public editor (ombudsman), is off to a fast start. Today, in “Tiptoeing Around the Family Business,” he asks the paper to cover the story of the NY Times Company’s failings as a business: Amid all this turmoil, aggressively reported and analyzed in The Times, there has been a […]