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Not everything everyone says is newsworthy


March 18, 2021

Journalism schools teach reporters to quote accurately; to add "he said" or "she said" at the end of every statement; to fully report what people say at public events and in interviews.

All of that would apply if people were always responsible and always truthful.

Sadly, people are not always truthful or responsible - and it is getting worse (much worse) in politics. Far too many people spout whatever gets them attention; whatever aligns with their views and nothing else; whatever wins them support from others in the same political world; whatever gains them online donations, clicks and lik...

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