Archive for February 25th, 2014

Failure to disclose: Journalism, ethics and Breitbart ‘news’

February 25, 2014

By Matthew E. Milliken
MEMwrites.wordpress.com
Feb. 25, 2014

Last week, I wrote about the Texas Tribune, which was the subject of a lengthy critique documenting serious issues with journalism ethics, notably rampant conflicts of interest and lax disclosures of same.

As noted in that blog post, I first became interested in the Tribune after seeing a pair of tweets Wednesday by Michael Quinn Sullivan, a conservative Texas political activist. Sullivan, it would turn out, posted another message on Twitter later the same day that also caught my eye.

#TxLege #GOP Rep. Threatens To Sue For Discussing His Voting Record: http://t.co/GOny8aj8w8 via @BreitbartNews

— Michael Q Sullivan (@MQSullivan) February 20, 2014

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