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August 05, 2010

Journalism group "leadership" accused of racism over resolution calling for greater access and transparency

Jeez, there has been a fairly constant murmuring in the MFM over the past 6-8 months over the general opaqueness of the Obama administration. It sounds to me like some ivory tower J-profs, drifted out of touch with the street reality of the working stiff Obama knob polishers and got bitch slapped hard.

Welcome to the new post-racial America where everyone, even liberal journalism professors, are racists.

...In June, the 98-year-old Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) issued a resolution calling on President Barack Obama to demand greater access and transparency between government officials and the media...

...Some said they felt the AEJMC's resolution had less to do with the demand for access and more to do with the country's struggle with accepting a black president...

...Sandra Chance, a panelist and journalism professor at the University of Florida. "President Obama promised a change and made a commitment to that. We're still hopeful that that promise will be kept...

Good luck with that HOPEful thing Sandra, keep us posted on how that's working out for you, eh? In the meantime, I need to go restock on popcorn, all that hot blue on blue action has given me the munchies.

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