But why'd they fire him? That's the interesting part:
...because he held on to the notion that there was an objective reality that could be reported objectively, despite the fact that that was not our editorial policy....Yep. That's what Mr. Charlie Editor-man said: his editorial policy features disbelief in objective reality. And aims to share it.
Guy like that, you'd like to take mountain-climbing, let him get a finger-breadth of "objective reality" under one boot an' then ask him if he'd rather have that dull ol' reality or the sincere progressive belief he was standing on a nice, wide scaffold to hold him up.
Huge tip of the hat to The Unwanted Blog, which you should go read. And maybe buy something from.
Update: same editor quoted above, in comments after his bona fides as an Authorized Journalist are questioned: "As far as my education, I have two masters degrees, one in sociology and one in public administration. I would argue these degrees have allowed me to see the interconnection between social policy and people’s lives, and to have a comprehensive social and political theoretical perspective..." [My emphasis.] So, it's the degrees, hey, and not the education that earned 'em? In. ter. est. ing. Not. Oh, and -- insecure much?