December 14, 2014
Guns are "special"

It's always interesting to see lawyers, judges and gun control advocates lobby for restrictions on gun ownership—a fundamental constitutional right—that they wouldn't tolerate for a moment were it applied to speech. I was pointed (via Twitter) to this article in the Hartford Courant from last week on a hearing before the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on […]

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December 6, 2014
What good journalism doesn't look like

Many years ago when I was a copy editor/page designer at the North County Times we had a reporter that had gotten an interview that everyone on the San Diego area news media was angling for. A local man had gotten into a serious car accident across the border in Mexico and, because he didn't have […]

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December 4, 2014
Hacks all the way down

The Washington Post decided to triple-down on its war on women by naming former GOP staffer and nobody Elizabeth Lauten as having the "Worst Week in Washington." When I saw this on Twitter, I had a rather succinct response, that ended up leading the "Media" category on Twitchy for most of the afternoon. I'll tell you […]

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December 4, 2014
The death of the 'objective' journalist

Once upon a time, in journalism schools across the country, lip service was paid to the notion that it was a reporter's job to report the news without fear or favor and to hold those in power accountable for their actions. They're not even trying anymore. If you watched the Big 3 networks morning and […]

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December 3, 2014
The University of Virginia rape story

If you're not familiar with the story, I commend to you this article by National Review's Charles C. W. Cooke. If I were teaching a journalism class today (as if any j-school faculty would have someone with my views), we'd spend a week on this story. What you would do as an editor when presented with […]

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To be clear, it's still a 1A violation even as they supposedly intended it. But their rush to pass it made it encompass all sorts of stuff.

The judge should not take them at their word that they will "fix" it. The judge should issue the preliminary injunction we requested.

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