‘How to Be a Really Lousy Journalist for Fun and Profit’

Mollie IR. . . by Mollie Z. Hemingway is LIVE on IntercollegiateReview.com!

A snippet:

Is there a difference between an Evangelical and an evangelist? Who cares? Don’t know the technical reason why Christians celebrate Easter?Will anyone really notice? Do you confuse the author of Hebrews with Paris booksellers? We all do! Whether you’re reporting on important U.S. Supreme Court decisions or how many people died in a terrorist bombing, what’s most important is getting the story first, not getting the story right, particularly under the pressure of a 24-hour news cycle.

Don’t Question Authority

If the powers-that-be suggest that a terrorist attack on the eleventh anniversary of 9/11 was the spontaneous and direct result of an unseen YouTube video with junior high school production values, who are you to be skeptical?

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One Response to ‘How to Be a Really Lousy Journalist for Fun and Profit’

  1. theoldadam says:

    She did a nice job of pointing out what is patently obvious to many of us.

    Thanks for sharing.

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