Category Archives: Journalism Norms

Greenwald v. Keller: What They Missed and Why It Matters

In short, neither Keller’s nor Greenwald’s approach is the only consideration on the road to journalistic salvation. That being so, how should journalists go about spreading the truth to the citizenry in a way that does not alienate the very … Continue reading

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DOJ Takes Extraordinary Step in Seizing AP Phone Records

by Matthew L. Schafer On Friday, the Associated Press’s General Counsel Laura Malone received a letter from the Department of Justice.  It informed the AP that the United States government had seized records related to twenty phone lines used by … Continue reading

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The Case of the Misleading Wired Headline: The Importance of Legal Reporting Getting It Right

by Matthew L. Schafer Understandably, most people are not acquainted with ins and outs of our legal system except for the most basic concepts.  For that reason, legal reporting, like other types of specialized reporting, must be undertaken carefully with … Continue reading

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