REUTERS COLUMN: “WE NEED PARTISAN JOURNALISM”

Column: “We need partisan journalism”

“American journalism began in earnest as a rebellion against the state, and just about the only people asking if its practitioners belonged in jail were those beholden to the British overlords. Or consider the pamphleteers, most notably Tom Paine, whose unsigned screed ‘Common Sense’ ‘shook the world'” … — Jack Shafer  (LINK BELOW)

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/17/shafer-journalism-idUSL1N0FN00K20130717

 

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