The Corner

Koppel Vs. Slate

All this debate over reading the names of the war dead again reminds me of Jack Shafer’s Slate column last September discussing Matt Miller’s journalistic proposal of “Still True Today,” which repeats known facts (not “news”) for political impact. It applies quite well to Koppel’s publicity-stunt show.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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