The Rules of Journalism

As indicated by Jim Lehrer.  There’s lots of great things that any news outlet should adhere to, but especially television “journalists” like Fox News and MSNBC.  [via]

  • Carefully separate opinion and analysis from straight news stories, and clearly label everything.
  • Do not use anonymous sources or blind quotes, except on rare and monumental occasions.
  • No one should ever be allowed to attack another anonymously.
  • And, finally, I am not in the entertainment business.

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