Thursday, September 06, 2012

NEW SOUTH JOURNALISM: Fact-Checking Feature :: Oxford American - The Southern Magazine of Good Writing:

It became, in so much as any show on NPR can create one, an event, which I just cannot find a way to interpret generously. Newspapers and the various entertainment media loved the story. The whole editorial failure became an excuse for Ira Glass to talk up just how tough his show’s journalistic standards really are—the usual response from any burned publication—and TAL turned a fuck-up into a brilliant advertisement for itself.