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News Is Suffering From Groupthink, Say Critics

The mainstream news media are arrogant and guilty of groupthink, but their onetime monopoly control of the narrative on the news happily is being eroded by new media, critics of the legacy media say. That was the takeaway from a panel discussion at The Heritage Foundation, “The State of the Press: Whose Interests Does It [...]...

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CNN, hookers and a demonic rabbit hole

I’m sorry, folks. Fake news I could have endured, but the bizarre did me in before I found any real news. Maybe it’s because today I started with one article at American Thinker and the other at CNN. No writer likes to be outdone. While the American Thinker author touched upon the truth, and the [...]...

A Crisis Made in Taiwan?

Trump’s phone call with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday generated headlines screaming that Trump had broken with decades-old One China policy. It was the first known contact between a U.S. president (or, in this case, president-elect) and a Taiwanese leader since 1979 during the Carter Administration. Some publications argued that it forced the [...]...

Anatomy of a Modern News Story

Good journalism is a necessity for good government. It is needed to inform the populace so that we can form educated opinions about the world around us. Unfortunately, how our major news services are discovering and reporting the news today is an affront to the term “journalism.” Beyond that, it should be an embarrassment to [...]...

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