As expected, NPR is ending its relationship with its ombudsman, Edward Schumacher-Matos. His contract expires at the end of the month and isn’t being renewed. His demise was nearly a foregone conclusion since his astonishing seven-part “investigation” into NPR’s series on the removal of Native American children from their homes in South Dakota, an investigation Read more

Rev. Adam J. Copeland, a member of the faculty at Concordia College in Moorhead, loves Fargo. He just doesn’t subscribe to the apparently journalism commandment: ‘Thou shalt speak no ill of Fargo.’

Copeland stirred things up in paradise this week when he wrote on his blog — A Wee Blether — criticizing coverage of Fargo by the media. He says stories about the city are heavy on glowing praise, absent of critical perspective.
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