Category Archives: Journalism

After Journalism

This is getting boring. What more is there to say about Hillary Clinton? She’s a lying harridan who left top-secret stuff out there on her personal email server for anyone to find – unless she sold it for fun and … Continue reading

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A Quiet Ending

The news business is tough. You’re supposed to cover major events – the big things that change history, or are history, or are at least momentous in some way. But the news business is after all a business – the … Continue reading

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Behold a Pale Rider

It’s come up again – what you think is really going on depends on your news source. The recent events in Egypt show that. Andrew Sullivan says that the best coverage he saw by far was by al Jazeera and … Continue reading

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The Curious Absence of Reasoned, Measured Conservative Journalism

He seems like such a nice man, and you can build a career on being a nice man. And Juan Williams did just that, as a journalist and political commentator, with a few workmanlike books on civil rights under his … Continue reading

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To Be Fair About It

Each morning out here in Hollywood, as the sun edges up over Griffith Park Observatory off to the east, it’s the same thing. Along with strong black coffee and the Danish pipe tobacco – the breakfast of champions – it’s … Continue reading

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The Age of Trustworthy Uncles

It takes one to know one. Those born in the late forties, when World War II was finally over and America decided things were going to be just fine after all – you know, before the Korean War and the … Continue reading

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Inadvertently Committing Journalism

Nope – haven’t figured it out yet – sorry. And it’s been years. Back on July 27, 2003 – six years ago – there were those remarks by the President – who was standing next to United Nations Secretary General … Continue reading

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