It’s not daily media, like the New York Times or the WaPo, but the New Yorker is still media. At Irish Pennants, Jack Kelly details how, in a single paragraph, Nicholas Lemann, the Dean of Columbia Universities Graduate School of Journalism, makes five major factual errors. Kelly’s gracious enough not to blame Lemann, noting that he’s one of a crowd who accepts these factual errors as true, but as my mother always said, “If all your friends jump over a cliff, that doesn’t mean you have to also.”Email This Post To A Friend
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