Saturday, March 20, 2010

Undocumented Journalist: Rachel Martin of ABC News

In an effort to expose unqualified journalists working in the field without documentation, I will identify whether or not a so-called 'professional' journalist actually holds a degree in journalism or communications.

Why is this important?

'Documented' journalists have been taught in college to cover the who, what, where, when, why, and how of news. But more importantly, they have also been taught the reasons why the framers of the Constitution protected the press from the government in the First Amendment, and the role the press plays as the Fourth Estate by providing final checks and balances over the political process in the United States. Thus, regardless of work experience, the most basic type of journalist malpractice can be measured through training, or lack thereof.

Simply put, it is not the job of the press to hold one ideology more or less accountable than another. It is the job of the press to objectively report the truth. In the age of Internet news, it is no longer the job of a journalist to decide what is news; it is the job of a journalist to be an educated, skilled professional.
Rachel Martin works for ABC News as a general assignment correspondent based out of Washington, D.C.

Martin joined ABC News from NPR, where she was a newscaster for Bryant Park Project.

An Idaho native, Martin was awarded a Master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs in 2003 and is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, with a degree in Politics and Government.

Martin is an undocumented journalist because she does not hold a degree in journalism or communications.

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The Decline and Fall of Barack Hussein Obama, March 20, 2010

Obama Approval Index: -21 (matching trend low)
Strongly Approve 23%
Strongly Disapprove 44%

Total Approval 43% (trend low)
Total Disapproval 56%


Friday, March 19, 2010

Liberals' Big Mistake

The biggest mistake liberal Democrats have made in their rush to reform health care by 'any means necessary' is to forget that they will not be in power forever. Imagine a United States where Rush Limbaugh is president and conservative Republicans hold a supermajority in the legislature. Imagine again Limbaugh and Republicans bringing to bear the full force of the precedents recently set by power hungry liberals.


Inept News Organizations Whupped by Cartoons

When MSNBC and CNN are beaten by the Cartoon Network in ratings, you have to ask yourself a simple question: If it is a journalist's job to have a sense of what's news, whey then, don't they have a clue about the news that they are failing? It is, after all, a journalist's only job to objectively report the news.

I guess you would have to assume that either they are poor excuses for journalists or perhaps they are not even journalists at all....


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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Democrats, Undocumented Journalists Tout Fake Health Reform CBO Numbers

"This estimate is therefore preliminary, pending a review of the language of the reconciliation proposal...."

Horse race reporting unhinged?

Read the source.

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Health Vote Sun: End of Dems for Years or Generations?

News reports speculate the House will vote on Obamacare Sunday.

It's a bad situation: end Obamacare and Democrats are voted out of power for years -- pass Obamacare and Democrats are voted out of power for decades, perhaps for generations.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Organizations: Community, Commune, Communism

They all share the same root word.

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