Today’s highly interesting read (09/04/20): The Media Have Lost Their Minds

Today’s read is from the American Conservative. Here’s the tease, then the entire column:

One of the media’s most obnoxious and insidious habits: present an opinion as a quote and it becomes fact. This isn’t my opinion. I’m just telling you what the experts say. It’s a convenient coincidence that the insight of experts always bolsters the left-wing view.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the largest newspaper in Wisconsin, initially published a report under a headline that began, “Jacob Blake had knife in car but was otherwise unarmed.” After widespread mockery and criticism, the headline was changed, but the Journal Sentinel‘s tweet with the initial phrasing remains. “Otherwise unarmed”? You’re either armed or you’re not. (He was.)

Read it all here.

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (09/04/20): The Media Have Lost Their Minds

  1. Pingback: Closing schools; Dems & the Lion King; the crazy media; it ain’t over; and pro athletes pick Jacob Blake | This Just In… From Franklin, WI

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