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USU essayists tackle Chris Matthews, pundits to win statewide contest

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Ted Pease SALT LAKE CITY—Are pundits and political commentators “the ultimate independent journalists”? Two Aggie writers topped 128 other Utah college students to take the top two spots in a statewide essay contest to answer this question. Their resounding “NO!” startled ...

Opinion: Punditry isn’t even journalism

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Stephen Worthington Editor’s Note: This is the winning entry in the 2011 McCarthey Family Foundation essay competition, which addressed the question, Is a pundit the ultimate independent journalist? A political pundit is not “the ultimate independent journalist.” In fact, punditry as ...