Do ‘Journalists’ Obey Government Orders About Using the Word “Torture?”

By: Sunday July 4, 2010 4:00 pm

I suggest calling them Establishment Propagandists. On this Independence Day weekend, what term do you like?

“Lapdogs” seems entirely too passive.
“Toadies” is simply insulting to toads.
“Stenographers” is a slur on a fine profession.


Calling Out Spin is What We Do

By: Saturday June 19, 2010 9:00 am

Very Serious Journalists, like James Risen, may look down their noses at bloggers, imagining us at our keyboards in our pajamas. They can laugh, but the kind of journalism practiced by FDL is running rings around them. “He said/she said” may work for the Village media, but FDL aims to sort out who’s right and why, and then tries to make things better. If FDL’s version of journalism appeals to you, we could use a little financial support to make things even better down the road.

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