Category Archives: publishing ethics

Media asked to be even more respectful of Islamist sensitivities


Being  respectful toward the sensitivities of Islamists should be easy for the “legitimate” media. They are normally more than respectful toward the sensitivities of the Obama Administration. An April 15th post by Jonathan Turley argues, gently, against catering excessively to Islamic sensitivities. Lawrence Pintak, dean of … Continue reading

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New Requirements for Military officers of Flag Rank


Because of embarrassments to the Obama Administration caused by the unseemly conduct of General Petraeus and possibly other officers of flag rank, new requirements have been imposed. ZipperGate II The scandal involving General Petraeus’ resignation due to marital infidelity, now … Continue reading

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President Obama, Citizen Julia and other Fictitiously Enlightened People.


Reality can be unpleasant. Unreality can bring temporary happiness. Fluff masquerading as news can bring longer lasting ennui. If during the 2008 presidential campaign the media had “vetted” Candidate Obama even tepidly, they might have exposed realities that many would … Continue reading

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>The Yale University Press and a Book about Cartoons


>First published on Blog Critics on 19 October 2009 Refusal to reprint dastardly cartoons offensive to Islam was a giant step forward for free speech. The Yale University Press is dedicated to principles of independence, academic freedom and scholarship; it … Continue reading

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