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What a Week: Looking back on my education

Original post made on Feb 24, 2023

One area where my educational experience, in the classroom, was so vital to my own evolution as a person was direct exposure to a variety of informed points of view. Diversity of subjects and sources was particularly important ...

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, February 24, 2023, 8:47 AM

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Posted by MichaelB
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Feb 24, 2023 at 10:22 am

MichaelB is a registered user.

"That is the spirit, after all, of the primary goal journalistically in our objective news reporting -- to share a range of facts, perspectives and visuals to help readers better understand issues at hand and inform their reactions -- so why shouldn't that serve as inspiration for my column?"

Why shouldn't it? Because the inspiration and spirit from instructors/leaders in journalism is changing (or already has) - and is no longer about informing, sharing a range, and helping readers understand? It's becoming a promotion of a certain point of view and the discouragement/dismissal of another one?

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Posted by Joe V
a resident of Birdland
on Feb 24, 2023 at 10:49 am

Joe V is a registered user.

Michael must be referring to the recent court findings of a major network, knowing the truth, but refusing to report it, and to the contrary, continuing to report false narratives, because they were loosing their audience, ratings were falling.

Posted by Diana Champlin
a resident of Vineyard Hills
on Feb 24, 2023 at 12:24 pm

Diana Champlin is a registered user.

Jeremy, I always enjoy reading your column. I find it interesting and informative; without crazy opinions. You are doing an excellent job. Thank you

Posted by Kevin
a resident of Castlewood
on Feb 27, 2023 at 6:07 pm

Kevin is a registered user.

Very nice, appreciate your opinion piece!

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