Thursday, March 23, 2006

Meta-reporting

Williamette Week, a weekly alternative paper in Portland, OR has done some interesting investigative journalism on... journalism. WW took a look at the Oregonian's reporting on meth. What they found wasn't pretty.

1 comment:

800 pound gorilla said...

Gosh, You would think that they'd jump at a chance to debate this issue with someone local [well, within 90 miles anyway] who believes that meth should be legalized. Why won't they respond to my repeated offers to debate this in a point and counterpoint format?? Why can't I get any of the hysterical legisliars in my state to stand up and discuss the "meth epidemic" with way out of the mainstream critics like myself who public denounce the drug war as a scam and a hoax? They should be jumping up and down in glee at such an opportunity to get an easy target in debate. Could it be that there are absolutely no scientific studies to back up their absurd claims? Do you suppose a savvy debate opponent wouldn't hesitate to bring up this embarrassing fact again and again? Do you suppose that there will ever be a scientific study showing any drug to be inherently harmful? Would that drug sell on the black market? Hmmmm.....