Tag Archives: Advocacy 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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Committing Journalism

The seventies were an odd time – CNN just presented a series on those years – something to fill the summer months – but of course much was left out. They didn’t mention the cultural shift that happened in 1976 … Continue reading

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Roger That

It was the best of times, in the worst of times. College in the late sixties was quite a trip – hippies and Vietnam and the riots in the streets of Chicago at the Democratic National Convention, after the assassination … 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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America’s Mysterious Middle Kingdom

One of the things that puzzles everyone is why we seem to have lost the middle – that’s what most political commentary comes down to. The crew at Fox News laments the fact that everyone does not agree with them … Continue reading

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Crazy, Like a Fox, Maybe

Political stories come and go. Most disappear. They seem a big deal at the time, and a week later, if you mention them, no one knows what you’re talking about. In the 2004 election the Wall Street Journal’s editorial writers … Continue reading

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Outfoxed

Rupert Murdoch, the Australian press mogul, who became an American, gave us Fox News. He hired Roger Ailes as its founding CEO and launched the thing on October 7, 1996 – starting with seventeen million cable subscribers. Now, in terms … Continue reading

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