@jayrosen_nyu I would think Scalise meets the definition, given that he continues even today to give oxygen to the big lie that the election was stolen from Trump. It shouldn’t matter that Scalise is a high GOP official or that he’s “jovial.”
@jayrosen_nyu This is essential for people to see roughly every six months, people get distracted
The very notion that journalism exists to defend democracy & not just make money needs to be repeated
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Thanks for posting
@jayrosen_nyu@SamWangPhD What about narrative driven coverages? Every beat reporter covering China now is afraid of narrative violation and they don’t do basic fact check anymore. If it fits prevailing narratives, print it, if not, don’t.