As I've said before, the Wall Street Journal editorial board is full-out whacko -- to the point where they frequently contradict reporting from their own staff. Now we have another example of how divorced the WSJ ed board is from any semblance
As I've said before, the Wall Street Journal editorial board is full-out whacko -- to the point where they frequently contradict reporting from their own staff. Now we have another example of how divorced the WSJ ed board is from any semblance of journalistic integrity. But then, having served as undisclosed debate advisor to Ronald Reagan hasn't seemed to hurt George Will's ability to make a buck!
The Wall Street Journal has been criticized by senior US journalists for failing to disclose that 10 of its op-ed writers are Mitt Romney advisers.
Max Frankel, a former New York Times executive editor, called the lack of disclosure “shameless.” He added: “They ought to put a banner saying Romney has approved of this page… It looks like the Wall Street Journal editorial and op ed pages have enlisted in the campaign. They should be disclosing that.”
“Not disclosing is inexcusable,” declared Stephen Henderson, editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press.
“It is important to disclose that so that the reader can evaluate the argument intelligently,” said Nicholas Goldberg, Los Angeles Times editorial page editor, adding that transparency is “absolutely essential.”
John Diaz, editorial page editor for the San Francisco Chronicle, said the prominence of the writers should have raised a red flag that they could be Romney advisers.
Harold Jackson of the Philadelphia Inquirer, said: “I don’t know why it would be harmful for them to disclose those kinds of connections. I think readers would expect it.”
A review by Media Matters on September 19 named the 10 WSJ writers with strong Romney links as John Bolton; Max Boot; Lee Casey; Paula Dobriansky; Mary Ann Glendon; Glenn Hubbard; Paul Peterson; David Rivkin Jr; Martin West; and Michael Mukasey.
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