The Sacramento Bee´s Shortfall

Alison Weir reports on an inversion to journalistic ethics at The Sacramento Bee:

https://i1.wp.com/www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20090306/sacramento-bee-cutbacks/images/883c3e64-68a8-4299-a29c-11284e1d318e.jpg

In an inversion of journalistic ethics, the Sacramento Bee reported on opposition to an event before and after it took place, but didn’t cover the event itself.

It featured an entire report on accusations against a flier, but didn’t include a response from the flier’s authors.

It printed claims by powerful local figures that the flier was “an outrageous lie,” but refused to print information showing that the flier’s statements were factual.

Continue reading:

http://counterpunch.org/weir03042011.html

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