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A good friend of mine recently lamented on Facebook about a story he heard on National Public Radio’s well-respected show “All Things Considered.”

As a college journalism graduate and a high school journalism teacher, I naturally find these debates irresistible, and so I decided to look up the story and hear it for myself. 798 more words

Remember Lois Lerner and the IRS Scandal? The big networks don't.

Since it’s the last holiday weekend of the summer, I’m not going to put up a long post. It has been awhile since I ranted about the mainstream media’s bias. 17 more words

Politics

Could the Worldwide Media Help Stop Terrorists?

Here’s an idea.  How about if ALL the world’s largest media entities simply stopped publishing any pictures or video of terrorists.  No YouTube, no Facebook, no Twitter, NO PICTURES OF ANY KIND.   160 more words

Culture

Quote of the Day

I am a lifelong Democrat, a political liberal, a Reform rabbi, and for four decades, until last week, a New York Times subscriber. What drove me away was the paper’s incessant denigration of Israel, a torrent of articles, photographs, and op-ed columns that consistently present the Jewish State in the worst possible light.

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What have we gotten in return having made history, electing the first "black" president?

It’s natural for the major media to publish articles defending Barack’s six years of vacationing, golfing and partying. I’ve seen story after story comparing G.W. Bush’s vacation time to Barack’s. 775 more words

Barack Hussein Obama

A reporter's inside story about the disproportionate focus on Israel

If you read nothing else about the war, aka Operation Protective Edge, read this article. Matti Friedman, a former AP correspondent, explains how he and his colleagues got Israel so wrong in this seminal article “ 1,681 more words

Defence And Military

Stop saying Sorry if you don't mean it, Clive.

Clive Palmer’s decision to repeatedly apologise for his supposed gaff on last week’s Q&A will not endear him to his political critics and will only continue to undermine his carefully crafted image with his supporters. 1,793 more words

Politics