When I was in school, I was taught that newspaper reporters and editors were wise and learned individuals to be respected. They were experts at the use of the English language and generally unbiased and unemotional in their reporting of the news.

Today, thanks to the “new” media, we better understand how biased the major media is in its reporting of news.

We’ve heard of the disgraceful work of Jayson Blair at the New York Times. “All the news that’s fit to print,” trumpets the Times everyday in the little box on the front page. Looking back, I guess that includes the news that Blair fabricated

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