Fred McCarthy on reporters, political donations

Dateline: Mon 25 Jun 2007

Fred McCarthy has been blogging ever since the Star stopped printing his letters to the editor. Here is his salient commentary sent in an email to me re: journalists who donate to political parties:

"It occurs to me, at least on the local basis, that financial political contributions are very insignificant compared to reporters who, either independently or by order of management, reprint mayoral press releases without question or criticism. Paid ads won't do nearly the job handled by fawning front page "news."

His blog:

http://indytaxdollars.typepad.com

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