Tag Archives: Press Bias

Approaching Reality

Some things are misnamed. Reality television shows have little to do with reality. They place carefully chosen participants in a contrived situation, carefully planned for a limited range of specific outcomes. Yes, these are not actors, so that may make … Continue reading

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Objectionable Objectivity

California is what it is. After more than sixteen years here in this place in Hollywood, what with all the minor earthquakes, and the sonic boom that shook the place hard each time the Space Shuttle was forced to land … Continue reading

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Lying

It was the story about a vindictive black woman who works for the government and screws the white people she deals with – and then it wasn’t. The buzz was supposed to be about Shirley Sherrod, and the NAACP, being … 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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