Saturday, September 16, 2017

MR. MATTINGLY TEACHES LOCAL PRESS JOURNALISM 101

Posted by Tim

Yes! Finally someone gets it. But of course it's not someone from our local press, which has simply gone sicko for any crumbs the Snap thugs will trow at them. And by the way, who the hell cares about the United Nations, distributors of abortion and birth control. Good for you Mr. Mattingly. Thank you for taking our local "journalists" back to what should be "Journalism 101." 



Trust me, I know what it's like to be a reporter who has to call people who you already know do not want to talk to you. I mean, I am so old I worked the Godbeat in the 1980s, the era of the great televangelist scandals.

But way back then, journalists had a way of letting readers know that the newsroom tried to give people a chance to respond to their critics, to tell their side of complicated stories. Reporters would call and call and call. You might even knock on someone's door. CONTINUED

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