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Schafer and the Storm of Sensationalism

Matt Gardner takes a look at the media's tendency towards sensationalism in the wake of the Schafer/Kotick controversy and subsequent U-turn and asks if we're doing something wrong.

From the article: 'I’m not advocating an industry where everyone speaks their mind all of the time, in this day in this economic climate and with more and more power lying with big business such things can be career suicide, but rather a press that doesn’t act like the boorish drunk at a party when people open themselves up. You know, the guy you’ll be chatting to who’ll then suddenly stop and yell out the last tidbit of gossip out at the top of his lungs before vomiting into a bin and falling over. No one likes that guy.'

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