Friday, August 17, 2012

In the Bag for Walker, Wisconsin State Journal spins Job Losses.

This is how Scott Walker's lousy jobs numbers were reported by the Wisconsin State Journal online last night, in an article written by Clay Barbour:

By the next morning, in the print edition, Wisconsin State Journal editors had a change of heart and spun Walker's failure into this surreal "accomplishment." It's the same article too. Will low teabilly, information voters read past the headline?

1 comment:

  1. "The Only Game In Town: An unlikely comeback for dying newspapers," is an excellent piece in the latest Harper's Magazine about how papers are purposely obscuring and omitting facts ("The result is that activist newspaper owners shape local politics, business, and election outcomes in ways that would have been unthinkable in a Darwinian environment of two, three, or even four daily papers").