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Corker and Shumble ReBooted

Simon Parry writing in the South China Morning Post offers a retelling of Waugh’s parody of journalists reset in the jungles of today’s Papua New Guinea. He is hired by an unnamed London Sunday paper to cover the story of … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh and Confirmation Bias

The journalism website of the Ā Nieman Foundation at Harvard University,Ā Storyboard, carries an article by MichaelĀ Fitzgerald that cites a brief episode of Scoop as an example ofĀ a phenomenonĀ that should be avoided by future journalists. This is known as “confirmation bias:”Ā  Thereā€™s … Continue reading

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