Tag: op-ed

by Devin Harner

The following is a commentary by PBS MediaShift contributor Devin Harner. Just as the noise over Putin’s op-ed in the New York Times on September 11 died down came the news that John McCain responded in kind with a pretty much universally panned op-ed in Russia’s Pravda, or, more properly, a Russian Pravda. As Politico […] more »

by Mark Tapscott

This piece originally appeared in the Washington Examiner It is reprinted here with permission. An Op-Ed appeared earlier this month on PBS MediaShift that seemed to describe a civic-minded endeavor aimed at increasing awareness of who on the nation’s editorial commentary pages was trying to influence public opinion. “Every day, Americans read the opinion and […] more »

by Gabe Elsner

The following is a guest opinion from Gabe Elsner of The Checks and Balances Project, which recently launched a new project aimed at increasing transparency at news outlets. Every day, Americans read the opinion and commentary of seemingly impartial “experts” from think tanks on critical subjects in the pages of the nation’s newspapers. What these […] more »