Who Does the Media Most Want to Silence?

Who Does the Media Most Want to Silence?

Who’s the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court? My guess is that most Americans would answer: Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She’s so famous now that she is often referred to just by her initials—RBG. Elevated to the high court by President Bill Clinton in 1993, the left-leaning Justice Ginsburg was the subject of not one, […]

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American Media, Soviet Tactics

American Media, Soviet Tactics

The communist government of the former Soviet Union thought that by controlling access to information, they could keep their citizens in line. Consistent with the Orwellian nature of the Soviet Union, the country’s most important newspaper was Pravda. “Pravda” is the Russian word for “truth.” But Pravda was not truth. It was full of lies. […]

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Why No One Trusts the Mainstream Media

Trust in the media is at an all-time low—and for good reason. We in the business of journalism have exempted ourselves from the normal rules that used to govern us, and so the most egregious kinds of reporting errors are becoming more common. Formerly well-respected news organizations and experienced national reporters are making the sorts […]

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What is Fake News?

What is Fake News?

You’ve probably heard a lot of people recently screaming and yelling about Fake News. Charges fly from all points on the political spectrum: this story is mistaken — it’s Fake News; that statement is incorrect — it’s Fake News. But to my mind, these arguments miss the point. Mainstream American news is ALL fake because […]

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AJ+ Is Al Jazeera

AJ+ Is Al Jazeera

They are turning social media against us. Using it to influence our elections. Spreading propaganda. Disguising it as news. Pretty scary stuff. I’m not talking about Russia. That’s amateur hour. The media organization I’m talking about operates right here, in the USA. Out in the open. Legally. It has a large staff of on-air personalities, […]

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