The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Wednesday, 04 October 2006]

Fox hits nadir

The j-school where I teach recently implemented a new and very strict academic integrity policy. Bravo, say I.

Part of the announcement sent out to all students enrolled in the program reads: “Violations of academic integrity—such as plagiarism and fabrication—are mortal sins in journalism that will end a career.”

And then what do we see on the Internet today, but that Fox News is misrepresenting page-groper Mark Foley as a Democrat.

According to Fox, Mark Foley is a Democrat

Source: Wonkette

Guess there’s one place where getting expelled from j-school for fabrication is actually a career-enhancer.

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