Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Journalists: Great moral reasoning skills, but untrustworthy?

The public has never accorded the respect to journalists that it does to, say, pharmacists and nurses. But a study mentioned at the Poynter Institute's website finds that journos show higher-developed moral reasoning skills than most. Here's an excerpt from a story by Poynter's Kelly McBride (I first saw this mentioned on CAJ-L in a […]

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Defend U.S. freedom: Restrict Muslims' civil rights! :^)

The above headline is a tongue-in-cheek reference to a disturbing story about a poll by Cornell University: More than half of Americans would support limiting the civil rights of Muslims. For those who did support such a limit, I wonder who they would have supported for president? Here's an excerpt from an Associated Press story […]

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