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End The White House Roast, Says Post Columnist

This year’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner featured some very witty, very funny, and very rude comments from the gifted Michelle Wolf. But, there are at least some journalists who are suggesting the White House Correspondents’ Dinner should be shut down as being embarrassing, and a real danger to the credibility of the press. Among…

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An Activist Media Needed

Fascinating article over on Truthout this week. Maya Schenwar, the pub’s editor-in-chief, argues in A Call to the Media: Let’s Go Beyond “Preserving Democracy” argues that news media needs to go beyond the traditional role of “defending democracy,” and actually start trying to build democracy. This position is a bit startling. For long generations, the…

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