Tagged: journalists

Mainstream media-political alliance gets vindictive - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 24, 2018

Hala Jaber, highly Respected Middle East correspondent and author of  The Flying Carpet of Small Miracles: A Woman’s Fight to Save Two Orphans.” Image Credit: Goodreads. Several things have come together in the last few months – centred around news about the war in Syria, chemical weapons, the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury and the … Read More

Editors, producers, journalists: drop the false balance - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 08, 2013

If the ‘alternative’ viewpoint isn’t sound, there is nothing to report on the alternative viewpoint. For some things there are no sound alternative viewpoints. There seems to be a number of media personnel who feel obliged to offer ‘another’ viewpoint, as if everything were decided by opinion. It is, at best, lame … Read More

Journalists vs scientists - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Feb 03, 2012

The fantastic Ed Yong has this brilliant schematic of what journalists and scientists think of each other. I was really pleased to have recently had a couple of fantastic interactions with journalists. First was being interviewed by Margo White for her column in the NZ Listener magazine about my research. The resulting article is … Read More