Daily Archives: 23 August 2007

Separated at girth till death do ’em apart

Britain and America, it has been said, are two countries separated by the same language. How about their journalism? Is American journalism led by “partisan loons”? Is British journalism “sober, respectable and balanced”? Not quite, says Lionel Laurent, a Columbia School of Journalism graduate, now a markets reporter for Forbes.com. “Unlike in Britain, where journalists…