Wednesday, February 27, 2013

W5+H — Just The Facts Maam Just The Facts

SEE HERE That's what Sergeant Joe Friday would always say to the crime witnesses and that's what Red State is saying this morning. We have an incredible failure of all the reporting in the public square to just get it right, get it object, get it on target. Failure to have the facts right doesn't help anyone very much but it there is a beneficiary it is those who peddle spin for a living for they can point at their opponents and say "Nah nah Nanna Na Na ... you too" which while a logical fallacy is nevertheless effective rhetoric. W5+H Who What When Where Why and How. I was taught that when I was the first page editor on my high school newspaper. It's basic journalism 101 and something the media has totally forgotten. UPDATE

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