Tag Archives: Role of the Press

Press Play

It was not a good day for the press in America, and since CNN took a lot of the heat, CNN can tell the tale: Donald Trump on Tuesday went on a sustained frontal assault against the media during a … 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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Longing for Vigilantes

It’s good to know someone in the news business, like Rick, the News Guy in Atlanta – he was part of the team that founded CNN way back when, after he had earlier worked for Roger Ailes, and Rick established … Continue reading

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Believe What You Will

It seems that the new information age – in its seventh or eighth wave since the invention of movable type and the printing press – has given us that odd situation where you can look up just about anything about … Continue reading

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