While we can understand the instinct to not name – or sympathize with the stated purpose of not encouraging imitators – there is more weight to the counter-argument: that we owe it to the public to try to answer that most difficult of journalistic questions “why,” and we cannot possibly find an answer without beginning … More Harry Potter teaches journalism… woohoo!
When I was growing up, I was raised in a pretty conservative household. There were certain movies and music I wasn’t allowed to listen to. Books, however, were almost always fair game. I only remember two instances of book censorship in my young life. One was, quite predictably, Harry Potter. It had WITCHCRAFT! In the end, … More Free speech matters to me