The disinformation system that Trump unleashed will outlast him. Here’s what reality-based journalists must do about it. ...My new column:…
Enough of pulling our punches, enough polite false equivalence, enough of the defensive crouch

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1 Nov
Election Day will be the media’s D-Day. The skill we need most is the one we’ve never quite mastered. .... My new column here (as Trump reportedly plans to declare victory if he’s ‘ahead’)…
And as @jayrosen_nyu noted earlier, it’s going to be a very good time to serve the truth sandwich.
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Read & weep: We knew the coronavirus downturn was bad for local newspapers but here’s the numbers. From an already disastrous level in 2019’s second quarter to same in 2020, ad revenue down (median) 42 percent. Absolutely brutal and devastating.
And yet these local papers have done essential reporting in the virus for their regions. It is a cruel paradox.
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14 Oct
Here you go: The 10 greatest works of journalism of the past 10 years. Care to argue about it?…
This is from @nyuniversity’s Carter Institute.
Nice to see local journalism repped with @jkbjournalist
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7 Oct
On ‘voting fraud’ lies, and much more, Trump doesn’t need Russian trolls to spread disinformation. The mainstream media does it for him. ... My column on the new ⁦@BKCHarvard⁩ study…
Discussion of the report here via @CJR @mathewi @emilybell
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