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Professor says media is ‘Getting it Wrong’

October 19, 2010

Getting it Wrong: How to spot media myths in the making

W. Joseph Campbell, who teaches at American University in Washington D.C., has already excavated 10 other events he calls “the greatest misreported stories in American journalism” in his new book Getting it Wrong.

Turns out, the mainstream media really does have a bias. But it’s much more focused on conflict, simple explanations, compelling stories and proving its own power than any political outlook.

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