Category Archives: Journalism

America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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Trump has played the media like a puppet. We’re getting better — but history will not judge us kindly

Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post – Traditional journalism is under siege, NBC News chief Andy Lack wrote this week: President Trump continues to “put the bully in bully pulpit,” and the coronavirus crisis has taken a toll. “But we’re winning,” … Continue reading

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Trump’s Personal Pathology Is America’s Foreign Policy

The world is hostage to an unwell president. Richard North Patterson in The Bulwark – Since first announcing his candidacy, Trump’s behavior has suggested a man with deep personal pathologies. For too long, too many closed their eyes to this … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Journalism, psychological profile

Overthrow the Prince of Facebook

Peggy Noonan in the Wall Street Journal – I’ll start with a personal experience and then try to expand into Republicans and big tech. In the spring of 2016, Facebook came under pressure, stemming from leaks by its workers, over … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Journalism, Millennials, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Ernie Pyle: The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day

David Chrisinger in the New York Times Magazine – Most of the men in the first wave never stood a chance. In the predawn darkness of June 6, 1944, thousands of American soldiers crawled down swaying cargo nets and thudded … Continue reading

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