Maybe Media Shaming Isn’t Always a Bad Thing…

media shaming

Edward Wasserman: Media shaming is hot. It’s the new spectator sport in which hapless people say or do something that unexpectedly provokes general wrath, and get their skin torn off by online abuse from thousands of furious, abusive, and hateful strangers.

Why Did A Koch Capo Manhandle Me?

Koch Brothers Fundraiser

Lauren Windsor: Kevin Gentry thought he would show us how much of a tough guy he is. As a private guest, not to mention a top Koch confidante, he appropriated the role of security when he laid hands on us – two women who were only trying to exercise their rights to free speech and the press. It’s shameful behavior from a network that claims to cherish the First Amendment.

I Won’t Listen To That

Using the N Word

Steve Hochstadt: In response to social criticism, aggressors and their defenders have developed their theory of “political correctness”, using the classic strategy of changing the subject.

Words, Guns, Terrorists, and Doublespeak

chattanooga shootings

Larry Wines: We are appalled and dumbfounded that our rich nation has million-dollar condos in gentrified buildings rising above gritty urban streets filled with homeless, aimless, lost souls, many of them our damaged and forgotten military veterans.

Media Credibility: They Do It to Themselves

Media Credibility

Larry Wines: With GPS and built-in map programs and instant access to the internet almost everywhere, no one has an excuse to file a story with glaring obvious inaccuracies. And no TV reporter should ever be put on the air to blather disinformation like happened with yesterday’s fire.

The Myth of Liberal Media

Liberal Media

Steve Hochstadt: Conservatives overwhelmingly do not trust the media. Conservative Americans, unlike everyone else, trust only the few news sources which match their political views.

Bringing Real Reporters Online

Professional Journlism

or more than a decade now, a steady refrain in the online media has been that the traditional practice of journalism was dying, the victim of technological advance and cultural insurgency. It wasn’t just the economic collapse of the legacy press. The most widely followed online news sites were increasingly populated by articles, pictures, and […]

Rachel Dolezal Acts Like a Child Abuse Victim

Understanding Rachel Dolezal

Tina Dupuy: While the national discourse instantly teeheed and tsk tsked at a white woman identifying herself as black, immediately branding her as a freak, a fraud and a phony—we all missed the real story.