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Christopher Harper

Christopher Harper

Christopher Harper is a professor of journalism at Temple University. He worked for The Associated Press, Newsweek, ABC News and "20/20" for more than 20 years. He can be contacted at charper@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Christopher Harper

Christopher Harper

HARPER: For 'World News,' a distressing decline in standards

ABC's "World News," once a leader in innovative journalism and international news, has become a program that provides predictable coverage, with only a few reporters apparently leaving the office to cover stories. Published February 6, 2013

Christopher Harper

HARPER: Beware of big media myths about the Big Game

As the hype over the Super Bowl heats up, you're likely to hear analyses, strategies, statistics and some outright myths from journalists surrounding the Big Game. Here's a cheat sheet on which to take with a very large grain of salt. Published January 30, 2013

Christopher Harper

HARPER: Hope from a rising generation of journalists

Every January, I get a first-hand look at the next generation of journalists — a generation I hope can start to save the craft I plied for more than 20 years. I generally like what I see. Published January 23, 2013

Christopher Harper

HARPER: Journalism undermined by Te'o ruse

It might be time for a serious gut check for sports journalism — and maybe for other journalists, too. The revelation by an online publication, Deadspin, about how numerous journalists helped spread a tragic and false story of the death of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o's "girlfriend" demands that gut check. Published January 17, 2013