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The Importance of Good Journalism

March 25, 2021

The News Media’s Piano Lacks a Sustain Pedal

December 10, 2019

The website FAIR calls itself a “national media watch group” whose mission consists of “scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.” All commercial news outlets tend to represent an often easily identifiable point of view on the...

News from the Far Side of Nowhere

December 20, 2018

Unbelievably enough, despite all evidence to the contrary, there’s still an actual world out there beyond news about Donald Trump. “Breaking News!” — as NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt often puts it when beginning his evening broadcast. Here, in summary, is my view of the news...

How French Feminists Are Divided Over Catherine Deneuve’s Letter

January 13, 2018

Many prominent women are concerned that France's long history of “libertinage” is threatened by what they see as a witchhunt against men. The recent publication in the French newspaper Le Monde of an open letter by female writers and actors in defense of men’s right to pick up women...

How a Brazilian Media Company Managed Its Digital Transformation

December 17, 2017

Brazilian media giant Grupo RBS embraced the digital age and looked for opportunities to thrive, according to this op-ed. How does a traditional media company stay relevant in the digital age? For Grupo RBS, a Brazilian media conglomerate that owns newspapers and radio and TV stations, the...

Enter Fair Observer’s YouLead 2015 Competition

June 20, 2015

Enter Fair Observer’s international blogging competition, YouLead 2015. Fair Observer invites you to participate in YouLead 2015. We have decided to give the best young thinkers a global stage to share their ideas. This stage is Fair Observer, which has an influential audience across the...