Accuracy in Media

Editor Suggests Getting Rid of Mount Rushmore

An editor at VICE News wrote an op-ed calling for the removal of Mount Rushmore, in light of the controversies about Confederacy memorials, statues, plaques and monuments. Why did the editor call for this? The editor wondered if any American president was worth memorializing on Mount Rushmore, so why not get rid of the entire […]

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Click-Bait Is Killing Journalism, Slowly

A good piece by a former CBC journalist (i.e. a Canadian journalist): This increased competition from media organizations like Buzzfeed, Vice Media and Vox have put renewed pressure on legacy media. Broadcasters especially try to entice their audiences through click-bait. This is defined as “an [eye-catching] link on a website which encourages people to read on. […]

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August 2017

8/18/2017 - Editor Suggests Getting Rid of Mount Rushmore

April 2016

4/29/2016 - Click-Bait Is Killing Journalism, Slowly