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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, August 2, 2021

Observercast

What The Frack?

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The more things change at the Daily Disappointment, the more they remain the same.

Oklahoma’s largest “newspaper” still routinely violates a basic principle of journalism that demands a firewall between editorial opinion and news coverage.

Check out the new report from Media Matters for America on how the Oklahoman shades its coverage of fracking to protect the interests of its new owner and the state’s powers-that-be.

 

Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.