This is rather alarming. The New York Times reports that "the average American college graduate’s literacy in English declined significantly over the past decade." According to the story, "when the test was last administered, in 1992, 40 percent of the nation’s college graduates scored at […]

An interesting story in today’s New York Times: "The United States is tied with Myanmar for sixth place among countries keeping the most journalists behind bars, according to a  new report from the Committee to Protect Journalists." According to the report, China tops the list […]

Here is the link to Part II of Michael Massing’s look at the state of journalism today. In his previous article (see the link in the previous post), Massing looked at the external pressures placed on today’s media. With this article, he looks at journalism […]