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April 17, 2013
On Sarah Kliff’s mea culpa on Gosnell (a national story)
If you have been on Twitter in the past week or so, you probably know...
April 16, 2013
Vote! Which is the worst Gosnell lede?
A few positive thoughts before we look at coverage of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell's trial....
April 15, 2013
WPost demonstrates how not to respond to Gosnell critiques, again
It's like drinking water from a fire hose. That's what processing all of the information...
April 14, 2013
Pod People: Media wake up to Gosnell failures
GetReligion's critique of media coverage of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell's trial has received quite a...
April 13, 2013
Abortion blindness in the New York Times
Three cheers for my Get Religion colleague Mollie Hemingway! She has done a fantastic job...
April 12, 2013
Politico and Atlantic.com’s turn to explain Gosnell blackout
Earlier I shared what happened when I asked an AP reporter and a Washington Post...
April 12, 2013
WPost reporter explains her personal Gosnell blackout
I've been writing about media coverage of abortion for many years. And so have many...
April 11, 2013
We need answers on Gosnell coverage
We've had a couple posts on the curious downplaying by the national media of the...
April 10, 2013
Mainstream press on Gosnell: adjust the framing
Yes, there's more. Abortionist Kermit Gosnell is on trial in Philadelphia for killing a female...
April 09, 2013
Abortion, rights, viewpoint discrimination and Johns Hopkins
One of the most awkward and painful truths in American higher education is that it...
April 08, 2013
Should media cover — or cover up — abortion trial?
I would love to critique the coverage of the trial of Kermit Gosnell, the abortion...
March 20, 2013
The new ‘abortion’: cutting newborns’ spinal cords
Two years ago, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was arrested for the murders of eight people at...
March 01, 2013
Is Politico as partisan as The Weekly Standard?
Today is Washington Post ombudsman Patrick Pexton's last day. You can read his memo to...
February 27, 2013
What do you mean ‘we’ Kemosabe?
This is a small item, but I found it interesting none-the-less. I wonder what you...
February 21, 2013
Mainstream media defense of abortion never rests
I once served on a jury that convicted a man of conspiracy to commit mail...
February 15, 2013
Water-sipping and pro-life activism. A tale of media coverage.
Last month, we covered the perennial problem of why the March for Life gets the...
February 04, 2013
Running the White House spin on HHS regulations
If news is ever going to break on your beat, it will break on Friday...
January 31, 2013
We don’t have a free press. Discuss.
With the headline "Stupid Press, Stupid People: Non-Reporting the March for Life," you know Anthony...
January 30, 2013
How PR attempt against Life Marchers played out at MSNBC
Earlier this week, I looked at how a PR push from a progressive group called...
January 29, 2013
Got news? When is a desecrated memorial a big story?
If you have been reading this blog much in the past week (greeting to the...
January 28, 2013
Foot-long subs vs. March For Life
The Associated Press has a Twitter feed with nearly 1.6 million followers. Those followers received...
January 24, 2013
Media coverage of Roe at 40
One could write several volumes under this headline, but we'll just look at a few...
January 23, 2013
The ghost of abortion in adoption stories
Like many Americans, I've been developing an interest in Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San...
January 09, 2013
NYT publishes ‘news story’ on pregnancy centers
The New York Times, a daily publication that claims to "Publish All the News That's...
December 11, 2012
Savita’s tragic death and media ethics
The tragic death of Savita Halappananvar continues to produce headlines, particularly in Europe and India....
November 20, 2012
Marco Rubio and the media’s curiously inconsistent approach to science
I wonder if any of our readers have read Thomas Nagel's new book Mind and...
November 16, 2012
On media malpractice and Savita Halappanavar’s tragic death
Back in March I wrote in "How To Cover A Hate Crime" about my obsession...
October 28, 2012
Pod people: Theodicy, pinnochios and the war on women
Last week was not one of the best for the mainstream media. I just wrote...
October 24, 2012
Galling MSM abortion extremism double standards
There are so many stories related to the media's poor coverage of abortion that I...
October 19, 2012
Capital punishment, abortion and a Catholic politician
The Washington Post's front page today featured a long profile focused on the faith and...
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