Investigative Journalism

Investigative Journalism 2019-11-29T22:53:59-05:00

Boston Globe sounds false alarm on abortion access

January 8, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C

The Boston Globe published a story about an abortion clinic in Brookline that is in financial distress. The article seems to suggest that readers who are concerned about having legal access to abortions should contribute to this organization because .... Read more

Sowing distrust

January 6, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C

Killing a foreign government official is risky, even if the official is part of a rogue regime, supports international terrorism, and is a terrorist himself. But when he directs attacks on Americans at the American embassy in Baghdad, reminiscent of .... Read more

Selective amnesia

December 24, 2019 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

Candidate debates are not required. They are agreements between candidates and some theoretically neutral organizations. On a local level, the organizers are usually groups like the League of Women voters. Anyone who is involved with local elections .... Read more

How the Boston Globe creates Fake News

December 8, 2019 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

How is “fake news” created by the media and published by the Boston Globe? Today’s example shows us how. Bank of America does a quarterly survey on small business trends. Last May, the media covered the results and Yahoo News reported them t.... Read more

Biased analysis portrayed as news

November 11, 2019 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

Up until reading this very biased article in the Boston Globe, I had not read the "whistleblower" complaint nor the "transcript" of the call between Presidents Trump and Zelensky. But this article was so one-sided that I went back to the source mater.... Read more

What Elizabeth Warren and Boston Globe’s Joan Vennochi have in common

October 11, 2019 | Editorial Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Boston Globe opinion columnist Joan Vennochi shares with readers her personal story, about how she lost her job because of her pregnancy. Vennochi uses this history to declare that she "believes" Sen. Warren, who has been telling a similar story abou.... Read more

Boston Globe hides Adam Schiff’s official misconduct

October 7, 2019 | Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

President Trump held a news conference reported by the Boston Globe. The report ran on Thursday, Oct. 3. The press conference was held on Wednesday. I happened to watch it; it was with the president of Finland. At the press conference, Fox News re.... Read more

Major problem with Consumer Reports citation

September 19, 2019 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C+

The Boston Globe ran a story about the Trump administration's plan to stop allowing California to set vehicle-emission requirements. This had the effect of forcing manufacturers into complying with stricter California emission rules, thereby increasi.... Read more

Boston Globe may have published erroneous Warren crowd estimate

September 13, 2019 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C+

[Warren Report #256-2019B ] The Boston Globe ran a second article featuring Sen. Elizabeth Warren in this issue on page A8, covering Warren’s “town hall” rally in Austin, TX on Tuesday. It’s opening paragraphs gave a very favorable impress.... Read more

Read Elizabeth Warren’s climate change rationale

September 11, 2019 | Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

I vacation in North Conway, NH, the state with the first primary, and I subscribe to the Conway Daily Sun, an excellent little newspaper. Today’s issue has a Letter to the Editor from Elizabeth Warren. She promotes the Green New Deal and explains h.... Read more

Warren Report #233-2019

August 27, 2019 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized the other day for “missteps.” The Globe covers this breaking news by judging its effect on how Native Americans feel about it, I guess because they think cultural misappropriation only hurts the members of the cul.... Read more

Colorado Prairie dogs contract The Plague from homeless in LA

August 19, 2019 | Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Public Editor MA, through diligent research and "connecting the dots," has discovered that The Plague epidemic hitting the prairie dog population in Colorado was in fact contracted in downtown Los Angeles, CA, by some traveling prairie dogs visiting .... Read more

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