Journalism 101 via DaTechGuy (with an extra hint for Anderson Cooper)

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Journalism 101 via DaTechGuy (with an extra hint for Anderson Cooper)

Last week a per­son on Gab asked me to: “explain how to jour­nal­ism” I replied with seven points

1. Write the truth as you see it
2. Don’t be afraid to admit a screw up.
3. Say what you think, let the other guy do so too.
4. Never edit an inter­view dis­hon­estly.
5. Don’t get angry over cri­tique
6. remem­ber being wrong isn’t the same as being evil
7. be open about your biases

I think that hold up pretty well, and I’d add one thing for the sake of CNN’s Ander­son Cooper who just spent the last hour say­ing there’s no evi­dence of any voter fraud in NH.

8. Remem­ber Choos­ing not to cover a story doesn’t make it not exist.

That’s impor­tant because while CNN and the left totally ignored voter fraud sto­ries out of NH, Gran­ite Grok the pre­mière polit­i­cal blog of the state was on the job

Here is my favorite of the batch:

Well, she’s got another oppor­tu­nity for fame and mis­for­tune. Elected house Demo­c­rat and Fiancé Com­mit­tee and party leader Cindy Rosen­wald has the addi­tional dis­tinc­tion of hav­ing allowed some­one who is cur­rently a regional field direc­tor for Vir­ginia can­di­date for Gov­er­nor Terry McAu­li­ffe to reg­is­ter to vote from her home in Nashua last November.

Skip broke the story last night on the Grok. He nick-​named Rosenwald’s 101 Welling­ton Street in Nashua home “The Rosen­wald Rest Home for Way­ward Vot­ers.” I was think­ing more along the lines of the “Rosenwald’s Vote Fraud Redoubt”, or “Cindy’s Nashua bal­lot Box Buf­fet– “Every­one leaves stuffed.”

I’m sure CNN has an intern or two who could go through those sto­ries and maybe inter­view some of the groksters, but of course that wouldn’t be good for the nar­ra­tive would it?

Inci­den­tally I wrote about this back in 2013, where was CNN then?

Last week a person on Gab asked me to: “explain how to journalism” I replied with seven points

1. Write the truth as you see it
2. Don’t be afraid to admit a screw up.
3. Say what you think, let the other guy do so too.
4. Never edit an interview dishonestly.
5. Don’t get angry over critique
6. remember being wrong isn’t the same as being evil
7. be open about your biases

I think that hold up pretty well, and I’d add one thing for the sake of CNN’s Anderson Cooper who just spent the last hour saying there’s no evidence of any voter fraud in NH.

8. Remember Choosing not to cover a story doesn’t make it not exist.

That’s important because while CNN and the left totally ignored voter fraud stories out of NH, Granite Grok the premiere political blog of the state was on the job

Here is my favorite of the batch:

Well, she’s got another opportunity for fame and misfortune. Elected house Democrat and Fiance Committee and party leader Cindy Rosenwald has the additional distinction of having allowed someone who is currently a regional field director for Virginia candidate for Governor Terry McAuliffe to register to vote from her home in Nashua last November.

Skip broke the story last night on the Grok. He nick-named Rosenwald’s 101 Wellington Street in Nashua home “The Rosenwald Rest Home for Wayward Voters.” I was thinking more along the lines of the “Rosenwald’s Vote Fraud Redoubt”, or “Cindy’s Nashua ballot Box Buffet- “Everyone leaves stuffed.”

I’m sure CNN has an intern or two who could go through those stories and maybe interview some of the groksters, but of course that wouldn’t be good for the narrative would it?

Incidentally I wrote about this back in 2013, where was CNN then?