Category Archives: Media

What if Limbaugh or Rove Anchored Fox’s Presidential Coverage

Let’s imagine that Rush Limbaugh gives up his radio job and is hired by Fox News as a political commentator. No problem here. Rush is a smart guy and his opinions would be interesting and provocative. Now let’s imagine that Roger Ailes, who runs Fox News, decides that since Rush is immensely popular with viewers he…

Does The New N-Word Start with a T?

There is a split in America and it’s as wide as the Grand Canyon. We can look at what’s been going on in Baltimore and depending on what team we’re on, we see what we want to see.  Liberals, black and white, see poor people who have had enough.  It wasn’t a riot to some…

What the Media Left Out of the Phony Rolling Stone Story

The Rolling Stone story about a student named Jackie who said she was ganged raped at a fraternity house at the University of Virginia is a textbook example of journalistic malpractice. Rolling Stone got just about everything wrong. For openers, there was no gang rape. The reporter didn’t even try to talk to the alleged…

Why is Liberal Opinion Journalism So Breathtakingly … Unsuccessful?

In the last six presidential elections, going all the way back to Bill Clinton’s first victory in 1992, the more liberal candidate won in the popular vote five out of the six times. You would think that with so many Americans opting for a liberal over a more conservative candidate this would bode well for…

The Man Who Wanted to be Walter Cronkite … and Jay Leno

Brian Williams may just now be finding out the high cost of making things up, but the seeds of his fall from anchorman grace were sown a long time ago. At this point we don’t know what motivated him to lie about what happened to him in Iraq in 2003. All we know is that…