Search Results for: Josmar Trujillo, <i>Extra!</i>

Apr
22
2015

The Media and the Environment

Beyond a doubt, the state of the environment—from local toxic dumps to global ozone layer depletion—is a subject of urgency and complexity, with ramifications for our planet’s future as far-reaching as nuclear war. In the 18 years that have passed since “Earth Day,” which coincided with the formation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Congressional passage of the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, few would dispute the ever-increasing importance of ecological concerns. Yet, as Phil Shabecoff, the Washington-based environmental reporter for the New York Times, told Extra!, “I certainly don’t think that media coverage of the environment recognizes […]

Apr
22
2015

The Media and the Environment

Beyond a doubt, the state of the environment—from local toxic dumps to global ozone layer depletion—is a subject of urgency and complexity, with ramifications for our planet’s future as far-reaching as nuclear war. In the 18 years that have passed since “Earth Day,” which coincided with the formation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Congressional passage of the Clean Air and Clean Water Acts, few would dispute the ever-increasing importance of ecological concerns. Yet, as Phil Shabecoff, the Washington-based environmental reporter for the New York Times, told Extra!, “I certainly don’t think that media coverage of the environment recognizes […]

Apr
22
2015

Meet the Stenographers

A bizarre debate has emerged regarding whether journalists have a duty to investigate and assess the credibility of sources and their claims. Some highly placed journalists seem to say such judgments are not their job. Citing what they say are journalistic principles, they claim that investigating and reporting about the veracity of claims and the credibility of sources is just not what they do. In fact, it’s not only their job, it’s an essential task of journalism. The Society of Professional Journalists is very clear on the subject: At the top of the group’s Code of Ethics, under the heading […]

Apr
22
2015

If It Speeds, It Leads: Daredevil’s Media Criticism Is Tough to Swallow

Vondie Curtis-Hall as Ben Urich

The most improbable part of the Daredevil superhero series is the New York City tabloid editor who objects to a story about a gang war because people don’t like to read crime stories.

Apr
22
2015

If It Speeds, It Leads: Daredevil’s Media Criticism Is Tough to Swallow

The most improbable part of the Daredevil superhero series is the New York City tabloid editor who objects to a story about a gang war because people don’t like to read crime stories.

Apr
22
2015

Spider Man Hits Cop

Even in the real world, tabloids are fascinated by stories of costumed crime.

Even in the real world, tabloids are fascinated by stories of costumed crime.

Apr
22
2015

BenUrich

In the Daredevil series, investigative journalist Ben Urich battles the public fascination with public transportation.

In the Daredevil series, investigative journalist Ben Urich battles the public fascination with public transportation.

Apr
22
2015

http://jimromenesko.com/2015/04/14/daredevil-editor-says-mob-stories-sell-papers-like-dick-with-a-side-of-who-gives-a-shit/ Daredevil is a made-for-Netflix TV show based on a Marvel comic book about a blind lawyer who is secretly a costumed crimefighter with supersenses who takes on gangsters with his bare hands. But some aspects of the story are unrealistic. Take the character Ben Urich, played by Vondie Curtis-Hall. On the show as well as the comic, Urich is an old-school city reporter whose dogged reporting puts him on the trail of Daredevil’s secret identity. Naturally, you can’t have a journalistic hero without obstacles to overcome, so Urich w (In the comics, Urich works for the Daily Bugle–like Peter […]

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