Tag Archives: journalism

This is what happens when you’d rather have a pedophile in the Senate than a Democrat

There’s just no end of weird reactions from rightwingers trying to make the accusations against Roy Moore go away. The really big story here is that instead of simply proclaiming… Read more »

“We forget all the things we should be outraged about”

Shortly after Donald Trump was elected president, Amy Siskind took one of her occasional trips to Val-Kill, the Upstate New York home of Eleanor Roosevelt. “I needed a Zen moment,”… Read more »

“Fair and Balanced?” “Most Watched, Most Trusted?” How about something grounded in reality??

Fox News is “Fair and Balanced” no more. In the latest sign of change at the cable news network, the “Fair and Balanced” motto that has long been a rallying… Read more »

When pursuing “balance” becomes normalizing crackpots, showboats, and conspiracy theorists

Next Sunday, I sit down with conservative radio host @RealAlexJones to discuss controversies and conspiracies #SundayNight June 18 on NBC pic.twitter.com/7bVz6Fobf5 — Megyn Kelly (@megynkelly) June 11, 2017 My nephew… Read more »

Roger Ailes: Gone…and hopefully soon forgotten

Roger Ailes, the Fox News co-founder who resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal, died on Thursday, his wife, Elizabeth Ailes, confirmed in a statement. The network’s former chairman and CEO… Read more »

Oxymoron alert: “I love the First Amendment; nobody loves it better than me”

[H]ere’s the truth: The press is not the opposition party. The media is not the enemy of the American people. Negative stories are not fake news. And when Trump keeps… Read more »

Democracy Dies in Darkness: Welcome to Donald Trump’s Brave New World Order

In an era in which the U.S. president refers to the media as “the enemy of the American People,” The Washington Post is reinforcing its mission statement to remind its… Read more »

How Democracy Dies: “They are very smart, they are very cunning, they are very dishonest….”

OXON HILL, Md. — President Trump intensified his slashing attack on the news media during an appearance before the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, reiterating his charge that “fake… Read more »