Archive | April, 2015

Rolling Stone’s Elephant in the Room

The Columbia Journalism Review has published a thorough analysis of the Rolling Stone campus rape story debacle. It describes a well intentioned but deeply flawed editorial process that extended too much such sensitivity to an alleged victim of a heinous sex crime. But there’s an elephant left in the room: the likelihood that it was […]

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It’s Not Your Imagination. Terrorism Has Never Been Worse in Modern Times.

What do reliable statistics tell us about terrorism’s ugly march today and during the past few years? Believe it or not, the answer was not very easy to come by. There aren’t simple places to find clearly-explained facts about the spread of terrorism since the misplaced exuberance over the Arab Spring. Until now. See the startling chart […]

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Columbia Journalism Review on Rolling Stone Rape Article: Failure of Reporting, Editing and Fact-Checking

The Columbia Journalism Review has finished its review of the Rolling Stone UVA campus rape article by author Sabrina Rubin Erdely. According to the review: You can read the Columbia Journalism Review article here: Share      

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Media Matters for the Left: David Brock’s mission to boost Hillary Clinton and smear non-leftist sources of news

Below is the link to an interesting article by Capital Research Center that dissects the seedy world of a left-wing attack blog called “Media Matters” and its attempt to portray itself as a neutral media watchdog. The question is why some in the media use Media Matters, with all its well-known false information and implications, as […]

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Mystery Outbreaks Now Linked to 115 Paralyzed Children and 14 Deaths

[Above image: a non-polio enterovirus as seen under a microscope] Today came yet another among many examples of the broken Freedom of Information FOI process: a letter from the government regarding my request for information about the deadly U.S. outbreak of Enterovirus (EV) D68. EV-D68 is a polio-like virus linked to the deaths of at […]

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