Composite Characters  | American Journalism Review
 AJR  Letters
From AJR,   August/September 2012

Composite Characters   

By Unknown
     


"If it's a memoir or an appearance as a journalistic source the material better be true," Rem Rieder wrote in his column about off-Broadway performer Mike Daisey. I wonder how you would apply this maxim to President Barack Obama's memoirs using "composite" characters? I ask since his memoirs are both memoirs and have been extensively used as a source for journalists.

H. Michael Sarkisian
Wenigzell, Austria

Rem Rieder replies: I don't like the composite approach at all. At least Obama disclosed his use of the device. I wouldn't be comfortable with using material from the book in reporting unless it was carefully characterized.

###

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

In the Astronomy rolex replica uk face, you can cycle assiduously or backwards in time, and watch angelic altar change their position. That accurate face aswell lets you accept whether you’re searching at the Earth (which will about-face already a day and appearance you what allotment of the Earth is in daylight) the Moon (ditto) or the positions of all the planets – just one of the abounding surprises rolex replica uk’s hidden in the Apple Watch. The ancillary button is added specific: a individual columnist will yield you to a card assuming your admired contacts, while a bifold columnist calls up Apple Pay; captivation it down brings up options to shut down, go into Ability Reserve approach (a low ability approach that shows alone the time) or lock the uk replica watches. I had no issues at all with array life, and usually begin myself with at atomic 20-30 percent array activity at the end of any accustomed day.