News Organizations Can Now Objectively Say Donald Trump Is Lying

Tom Scocca · 06/02/16 02:20PM

One of the difficulties the mainstream press has faced in covering the Donald Trump campaign is that Trump is a ceaseless and aggressive liar. The traditional etiquette standards known as “objective journalism” discourage media outlets from pointing out that a politician’s message is contrary to known facts—to do so seems like taking sides, or, God forbid, expressing an opinion.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Lame Headlines

Adrian Chen · 11/08/09 10:06PM

Have you noticed how much bloggers and media people like naming their work after Raymond Carver's excellent 1981 short story collection "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?" They do. And they should please stop right now, please