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Apr
17
2015

Are Soldiers Happy? Unhappy? Compared to What?

US soldiers in Afghanistan (photo: Liu Jin, AFP/Getty Images)

It’s the unanswered question “compared to what?” that makes USA Today’s lead story, “Soldiers Hate Their Jobs,” a prime example of pseudo-news.

Apr
17
2015

Are Soldiers Happy? Unhappy? Compared to What?

It’s the unanswered question “compared to what?” that makes USA Today’s lead story, “Soldiers Hate Their Jobs,” a prime example of pseudo-news.

Apr
17
2015

Are Soldiers Happy? Unhappy? Compared to What?

It’s the unanswered question “compared to what?” that makes USA Today’s lead story, “Soldiers Hate Their Jobs,” a prime example of pseudo-news.

Apr
17
2015

The Oklahoma City Bombing: The Jihad That Wasn’t

In the wake of the explosion that destroyed the Murrah Federal Office Building, the media rushed—almost en masse—to the assumption that the bombing was the work of Muslim extremists.

Apr
17
2015

The Oklahoma City Bombing: The Jihad That Wasn’t

In the wake of the explosion that destroyed the Murrah Federal Office Building, the media rushed—almost en masse—to the assumption that the bombing was the work of Muslim extremists.

Apr
17
2015

The Oklahoma City Bombing: The Jihad That Wasn’t

Seldom have so many been so wrong—so quickly. In the wake of the explosion that destroyed the Murrah Federal Office Building, the media rushed—almost en masse—to the assumption that the bombing was the work of Muslim extremists. “The betting here is on Middle East terrorists,” declared CBS News‘ Jim Stewart just hours after the blast (4/19/95). “The fact that it was such a powerful bomb in Oklahoma City immediately drew investigators to consider deadly parallels that all have roots in the Middle East,” ABC‘s John McWethy proclaimed the same day. “It has every single earmark of the Islamic car-bombers of […]

Apr
17
2015

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The sketch of the suspect who turned out to be Tim McVeigh failed to match media expectations of what a terrorist looks like.

The sketch of the suspect who turned out to be Tim McVeigh failed to match media expectations of what a terrorist looks like.

Apr
17
2015

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Rescue workers search the remains of the Murrah Building in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing (photo: FEMA)

Rescue workers search the remains of the Murrah Building in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing (photo: FEMA)