'I do wish we could all go comment-free for 24 hours'

Washington Post

"How about we just pray and be quiet?" says Media Research Center's Tim Graham, talking to Paul Farhi about the blame game after the Tucson shooting. He also says: "I don't buy the notion that somehow our discourse is more debased. It's just faster."

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  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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