Monday, June 27, 2011

Rolling Stone Story on Michele Bachmann Rolls Over Facts, Balance, Ethics

And you still think the media can be trusted to report accurately, fairly and ethically when it comes to conservative political figures -- especially conservative women?

Think again, Bunky.

Here's a nifty Gina Dalfonzo essay over at Big Journalism in which she reviews Rolling Stone's recent attack on Michele Bachmann. Gina shows how the magazine story was not only a perverse package of political venom and poor reporting, it also involved plagiarism that was condoned by the Rolling Stone editors.