The Long-Running Standoffs Between the President & the Press

One month into the Trump Administration, you’d think that the sour relationship between the President and the news media covering him is “unprecedented” in its ugliness and vitriol spewing from both sides. Time out. Although the current standoff is ugly and increasingly shrill, it is by no means unusual. In fact, since John Adams, the […]

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Infographic News

No this isn’t about a gory photograph or video. Instead, it is about a writer (me) trying to become conversant and comfortable using infographics to convey content in a way that attracts attention. For quite some time. I’ve routinely added photographs to my blog posts. But the world is rapidly becoming visually-oriented, and it’s time […]

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Fake News From an Expert

In a previous post, I talked about fake news, what it is and isn’t. In the month since then, fake news has soared in search and seems to be a part of almost all articles and blogs about the media. Leave it to the New York Times to seek out and find a very successful […]

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FAKE NEWS AND YOU

Have we arrived at the dawn of fake news replacing reality? One would think so, given some unsettling fake news incidents over the past few weeks. Like the pizza shop in Northwest Washington, D.C. that has been assaulted by online social media posters (and one crackpot with an assault rifle) claiming that the restaurant is […]

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