How to edit an article to ‘back page’ the science: a case study from today’s Cincinnati Enquirer

August 25, 2012 at 3:30 pm

If you read the top quote from an article in today’s Enquirer (picture above), what would your first thought be about what the article is about?

I think the Enquirer does a great job of presenting what would appear to be an unbiased article to a close reader, yet at the same time never really undermining the conservative claim in the title quote, “‘Legitimate rape’ rarely causes pregnancy” to the casual reader.

If you’re interested, here’s how to edit an article to achieve this effect.

How to Fight Against Ohio Issue 2 (SB5)

September 17, 2011 at 5:22 pm

The campaign to pass Issue 2 is in full swing in Ohio so I thought I’d review the pro-Issue 2 marketing, what they’re trying to accomplish, and how best to fight against it. Remember, Issue 2 is the issue which limits collective bargaining for state employees such as police, firefighters, […]

Kasich Issues Proclamation Honoring Teachers

May 4, 2011 at 7:13 am

From the category of You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: This week John Kasich issued proclamations honoring Ohio’s public employees and teachers. Dear Union Thugs … ahem … err, Ohio Teachers … Ok, that’s not how it starts. Read the full text here and next time the governor goes after […]

The John Kasich Agenda

December 26, 2010 at 11:17 am

A couple of things John Kasich didn’t mention during his Ohio campaign: Kasich is calling for repeal of the state’s collective bargaining law for public employees Kasich wants to eliminate all state income tax despite a budget shortfall of $8 billion Kasich is exploring the sale of major state assets, […]