Importance of transparency in reporting
There can be no argument that the media is more influential today than ever before. Millions of Americans look to the media to learn more about and understand what is happening in our country. Unfortunately, there is a huge difference across the board in the coverage that comes from media platforms, which are often heavily leaning towards one party or opinion. This is mainly due to the interpretation of the Constitution and the values of the rapporteurs.
Given that the majority of people are not adequately informed about the Constitution and historical primacy, the wrong way of reporting it can create confusion, frustration and, as we’ve seen over the past few months, a kind of sheep mentality that for the Establishing our country can be dangerous.
Syndicated columnist Andrew Napolitano knows the importance of being clear and direct when reporting a story. His years as a judge and author of numerous publications have provided readers and listeners with uncomplicated, factual information. His contributions to the coverage of events that affect the lives of millions of people are based on laws, precedents and truths, the gold standard of reporting.
Sensationalism and ratings when reporting the news have become the new norm in many mainstream outlets, turning into entertainment of sorts as viewers watch and wait to see who takes the next step. This leaves the facts in a soup of exaggeration and instead of a clear, fact-based understanding of the events, viewers and listeners remain in an emotional rather than a clarifying state.
Andrew Napolitano’s experience as a judge in New Jersey The Supreme Court has provided him with a background of law, a deep understanding of the Constitution and his views through those and legal precedents which he believes would form the basis of future decisions.
Although these opinions are sometimes unpopular because they go against common ideas, they are consistent and its readers and listeners can count on clear and direct coverage of the facts, events and their impact on people’s lives. Adhering to the standards of reporting through not only accurate presentation of facts but factual presentation of the entire story is key to this type of incisive reporting. This is the standard you can expect from his clear and direct coverage of the events as they present themselves.