Tag Archives: Washington

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Washington Post claims ‘medical consensus’ favors abortion, cites two pro-abortion groups as proof

When it comes to abortion, you really can’t trust the press. The Washington Post, for example, published a story on the day of the annual March for Life, scoffing at the idea that a person could oppose abortion based on science. Of course, the paper didn’t come right out and mock the march’s “pro-science” theme… Read More »

Worst measles outbreak in decades sweeps New York as cases surge in Oregon, Washington and abroad

Worst measles outbreak in decades sweeps New York as cases surge in Oregon, Washington and abroad At least 160 people in New York have been infected with measles  One in 20 children that get the highly-contagious virus develop pneumonia, and one to two per 1,000 die   The disease can only be prevented by vaccination  Over… Read More »