Monday, March 13, 2017
The Daily Signal Fights for Recognition
In 2014, the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, started its own journalism outlet, The Daily Signal, installing former Ithacan editor-in-chief Rob Bluey ’01 as editor-in-chief. Since then, Bluey has been arguing for the Signal’s legitimacy as a news source in the face of criticism by mainstream news organizations and others that it practices not journalism but partisan political advocacy. Here's the latest skirmish in that battle.