Articles By: Malcolm A. Kline

Band of Brooks Brothers

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When you make a rapid ascent from college classroom to metro newsroom, you may miss a lot. Plucked from the University of Chicago by none other than William F. Buckley himself to toil at National Review, David Brooks then made a dazzling climb up the editorial ladder to where he is perched today at the New York Times.

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Let Them Eat Rice Cake

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Readers and viewers desert old-time newspapers and broadcast outlets with nearly as much determination and enthusiasm as the peoples of captive nations showed when fleeing their countries as the Soviet Union collapsed. Nevertheless, the response of journalism schools is to groom even more activist journalist-provacateurs.

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Hope For The Future

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Believe it or not, someone from academia has actually done a detailed, critical analysis of the accuracy of claims of proponents of the health care reform bill currently before Congress. Of course, that critic is a student, not a professor.

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Educational Rap

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When storied public school teacher Marva Collins noticed three decades ago that inner city school children could memorize song lyrics but not Shakespeare, she challenged them to digest the latter. A new educational fad takes a different approach.

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