Archive for the ‘News Media’ Category

October 11th, 2019 - 3:35 pm § in News Media

“You’re fired!”

Shepard Smith sacks Fox News — or was it the other way around?? Fed up with Fox’s talking heads constantly undermining its own news division, Shepard Smith asked to be released from his contract and walked away from his job as Fox’s top news anchor. At least, that’s how the s[...]

June 30th, 2019 - 6:51 pm § in News Media

Fox’s Tucker Carlson dismisses murders of journalists and dissidents

“You’ve got to be honest about what it means to lead a country, it means killing people.” That’s what Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Sunday while appearing on “Fox & Friends” from his perch in South Korea after “witnessing president Trump become the first[...]

June 14th, 2019 - 8:08 am § in Misc., News Media

Confession: Game of Thrones


May 11th, 2019 - 1:51 am § in China, Economics, News Media

Insights into China

As China emerges as a dominant global economic power, I find few places where I can read objective material of the new superpower. Two that I value are The Economist and Quartz. QUARTZ: Dear readers, SUBSCRIBE TO QUARTZ China is battling the United States to become the largest economy in the world, [...]

April 27th, 2019 - 10:08 am § in News Media

Another Newspaper Dies

As the election of 2020 approaches, the Des Moines Register should be coming into its quadrennial glory.  As Iowa’s top paper, the Register has been a key guide to the how and who the Iowa caucuses would nominate the next President of the US.  Now, it is likely that the Register will be gutt[...]

April 8th, 2019 - 1:44 am § in News Media

CNN, MSNBC have become Fox Like, Bring Back the Evening News!

I think an old fashioned evening news show, reporting world and American news, would be a huge draw. As it is we get whatever the day story is, often planted by Trump, recooked to sell clicks for each host. Someone at CNN,and MSNBC, jist as ta Fox, gets together each night and sets out the […[...]

April 3rd, 2019 - 2:16 pm § in News Media, Politics

Georgia Republicans want to regulate journalists

Bill would penalize reporters if a “journalism ethics” board decides their reporting is “unfair” This story is so shocking it’s best told in Huffington Post’s own words: “A group of Republican state representatives in Georgia on Tuesday introduced legislatio[...]

April 1st, 2019 - 10:27 am § in Donald Trump, News Media

BREAKING NEWS: Trump Chooses Ann Coulter as National Security Adviser

(TOX BREAKING NEWS)  TA News Affiliate, TOX, has found that President Trump will announce his choice as National Security Advisor this afternoon.  The surprise is that he has chosen one of his strongest critics, Ann Coulter.  The choice was made as part of his new wartime cabinet intended to demo[...]