Blog: Media That Seeks to Clarify and Edify - 2012-07-03

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F0.png Media That Seeks to Clarify and Edify July 3, 2012, Marty Rathbun, Moving On Up a Little Higher

I spent a good part of the day yesterday attempting to educate dozens of inquiring media on the issues likely impacting the Cruise/Holmes dispute. For the most part, it was a failure. With their limited attentions spans, and overriding obsessions to be first with the most bizarre allegations, the media jammed the airwaves and cables with ill-informed assertions (sometimes even retracted) and speculation. Reviewing the fall out I noted a couple of pieces that stood out as fair and informed journalism that served to edify.

First there was editor in chief of the Village Voice, Tony Ortega's interview on Current TV: