A Misleading New Yorker Article About Prison Abolition Highlights Mainstream Media's Most Glaring Weakness
Journalists and commentators and academics should apply the same standards of rigor to left-wing arguments that they do to right-wing ones
A major problem with mainstream media right now is that the ethos of skepticism and inquiry and critical thinking that flashes to life so quickly when conservatives make questionable claims is often entirely absent when liberals and leftists do the same. This can neatly describe a great deal of what ails so many outlets at the moment.
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