Media as watchdogs: Loud bark, weak bite (11/11)

By Ben Fritz, Bryan Keefer, and Brendan Nyhan

For most of 2004, we have been fact-checking the presidential candidates on the Commentary Page of The Philadelphia Inquirer. While we're proud of our work, op-ed pages are not going to solve the crisis of deception this country faces. Only when the front page of newspapers and lead stories on TV consistently point out politicians' dishonesty will our leaders begin to mend their ways. (Read the rest of this column in The Philadelphia Inquirer.)

11/11/2004 01:09:24 AM EST |