Category Archives: Media

Our “gun violence as solution” problem

In the wake of this horrible massacre today, I know everyone is thinking about what we can do to stop these tragedies from happening. How do we save and protect people better? Is this a gun control issue, a mental … Continue reading

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The truth is out there, but it’s getting harder to find

“We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.” ~ Edward Bernays I’ve noticed Google’s search results are turning up mostly mainstream news articles at the top of … Continue reading

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Are we helping the people who destroyed the Twin Towers?

“Yes, that’s right, the people we have been helping are not Liberal Democrats or Girl Guides or Quakers. No, they are the same movement which destroyed Manhattan’s Twin Towers.” ~ Peter Hitchens “The United States has a troubled relationship with … Continue reading

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Why the media hates Kellyanne Conway

Kellyanne Conway is well educated, a successful business woman, and a powerful political strategist. So why isn’t she being praised as a feminist superstar? Because she’s Catholic, conservative, and (gasp!) pro-life…

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Utilizing new media to speak directly to the people

Newt Gingrich on Team Trump breaking the elite media in order to speak directly to the American people (after 1:26 in the video below): “They can close down the elite press… They can create entirely new venues to inform the … Continue reading

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It’s time for Americans to climb out of their mainstream media bubble

Notice the two headlines below, both of which concern the same news story, which can be seen in the video above. The first is from a conservative alternative news outlet:  Democratic Congresswoman Says U.S. Is Funding And Arming ISIS http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/10/democratic-congresswoman-says-u-s-is-funding-and-arming-isis/Continue reading

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How To Rewrite Misleading News Headlines

I have a habit of rewriting misleading news headlines. Most people read headlines, not articles, so news writers and editors know it’s important to communicate their message via headlines. In many cases, news headlines are deliberately misleading. In some cases, … Continue reading

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