Thursday, July 31, 2003
Biased British Corporation?: Is that what the BBC has become? Well, this account of their BBC World Service radio broadcast is evidence of.
The author, journalist Denis Boyles, also makes a larger point about journalism as a whole that's worth remembering.
"I was wrong."
Of all the words in all the paragraphs in all the stories ever written by journalists anywhere, the simple inability to utter those three syllables is what distinguishes, say, a Howell Raines from, say, a Michael Kelly.