Journalistic malpractice is a term used to describe the once objective field of journalism, now reduced to ideology and slander. Attributed to people within the mainstream media and old-media but not exclusively. Their failure as a group willfully misleads the public to further a hidden agenda. Objective journalism was once the cornerstone of a Democracy. Journalistic malpractice has killed objectivity and is now known as journalistic errors, journalistic failure, reckless journalism, outright factual inaccuracies, promotion of fact-free journalism or falsehood-spreading. One of their goals is to selectively edited staements to hide the facts or perpetrate falsehoods. Another is to repeat falsehoods so that an issue dear to their agenda is kept alive in the publics' mind.
- Journalistic Malpractice in "Marriage is Dead" Report, Michael Medved, Townhall.com, January 18, 2007