"...I think The Times should use this term rarely. Its power in political warfare has so freighted the word that its mere appearance on news pages, however factually accurate, feels partisan."
How The New York Times decides to use the word "lie"
The death of "he said, she said" journalism
"Since Trump has largely stopped giving interviews to anyone except campaign sycophants and celebrity lightweights, the debates may serve as his last encounter with actual journalists."
AP condemns Justice Department report that says it's OK to impersonate reporters
“The Associated Press is deeply disappointed by the inspector general’s finding, which effectively condone the FBI’s impersonation of an AP journalist in 2007."
NPR ombud dings Cokie Roberts' "whispers"
"I appreciate the point that commentary can be informed by reporting. But I am concerned about the confusion of roles and how it contributes to the big blur of this election season, where commentary, analysis, partisan argument and reporting have converged, with unfortunate consequences for factual reporting."
Ask the ethicist: Should journalists report from leaked medical records?
NYT public editor defends paper from charges of false balance
" I suspect The Times is a preferred target for two reasons. It has aggressively covered Clinton going back to Whitewater. And it’s the big gorilla in the room."
The Associated Press has deleted that 2-week-old Clinton tweet
Star-Tribune pulls column criticizing an anchor's skinny jeans
New York reports culture of harassment, paranoia and neglect at Fox News
Washington Post dings 'unacceptable' tweet from Dave Weigel
Gabriel Sherman: Many of Roger Ailes' alleged harassment episodes are beyond statute of limitations
"2 sources briefed on PW investigation say 21CF in settlement talks w/ only 3 women whose harassment by Ailes is within statute of limitation."
Why Gretchen Carlson shouldn't settle against Roger Ailes
"Already, the righteous wound she has inflicted on a misogynistic culture has begun to scab over. There are signs that not much has changed or will change."
Are the media giving Trump more ink?
It may simply be a matter of convenience. "Let's talk about the elements of a cycle-dominating story. It needs to be timely, substantial and at least somewhat credible. It helps if it fits a well-established narrative about a candidate. And there is no substitute for a high-impact visual element — preferably live video that includes the candidate."