Showing posts with label newspaper. Show all posts
Showing posts with label newspaper. Show all posts

August 15, 2018


Divide & conquer on full display as media devotes days of attention to 20 white nationalists in DC

fromTheFreeThoughtProject: For days, the mainstream media has been devoted to promoting the protest of 20 white nationalists in D.C. showing their relentless attempt to push divide on Americans.
Media Bias on Parade    Indoctrination and Censorship

Clinton Foundation tax return shows it's a scam

fromInformationClearingHouse: Hardly a shocker but less than 3 percent went to charity.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

How Google still tracks you even when “location history” is turned off

fromActivistPost: Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on their devices. Wrong. It's all there waiting for search warrant.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

More than 100 newspapers will publish editorials decrying Trump's anti-press rhetoric

fromCNN: This makes Trump even more attractive as the bulk of the American public has a low opinion regarding the veracity of the mainstream media.
Media Bias on Parade

Ending police brutality starts with firing dangerous cops

fromHuffPost: We have to make it easier to fire dangerous cops, the ones who pose a threat to communities and to the profession.
Police State America

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

fromAP: Signs will be posted at stations warning passengers of body scanner screening. The screening process is voluntary but customers who choose not to be screened won't be able to ride on the subway.
Government is Watching Every Move You Make

NY Times Gets Confused About Minimum Wage Again

by Tim Worstall.    The editorial page has been dumbed down. There was a glorious time, when America was young again, that the New York Times actually had the right idea about the minimum wage. The rate should be zero of course. No, really, here’s their headline: "The Right Minimum Wage: $0.00." That’s not an Op/Ed, that’s an editorial.  ... MORE

Banning Advice Columnists In The Name Of Licensing

Brian Doherty on the high cost of free speech.     The state of Kentucky believes that writing a newspaper column is not protected by the First Amendment. On May 7, Kentucky’s office of attorney general sent a letter to newspaper advice columnist John Rosemond. The letter ordered him to sign a consent decree that he would stop      ... MORE

Steven Greenhut: Journalism Is An Act, Not A Profession

Great journalism can come from average citizens.  Watching some recent debates about who is a “real journalist” and who isn’t has been a source of amusement for me given that being a real journalist has not always been that great of an honor. When I told Mom I was getting a job in journalism, she was miffed that her son would waste     ... MORE

Moral Bias At The New York Times

by Tibor R. Machan.   The headline said it all: “Confusion and Staff Troubles Rife at I.R.S. Office in Ohio.” No mention of mendacity, of evil, of meanness, of vice, Nada. For liberals their own pals are never morally amiss. They may make mistakes, be confused and have troubles. But guilty of malpractice never! Only Republicans and others who    ... MORE