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