Archive | September, 2016

Farewell USA Today! (I Hardly Knew Ye)

The following is a news media commentary. It was with great disappointment that I read that USA Today decided to take sides in a presidential race for the first time ever. The newspaper urged Americans not to vote for Donald Trump, whom it called a dangerous demagogue. It also took an editorial position on Hillary […]

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The De-radicalization Man

It’s a remarkable story: a Muslim man in the U.K. has devoted his life to de-radicalizing Muslim youth there who are targets of ISIS and al Qaeda recruiters. Scott Thuman will have his story Sunday on Full Measure. Scott will also talk to one young man who dreamed of joining the jihad against the West after 9/11 but was saved–and […]

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Behind the scenes with Trump

I asked Clinton and Trump for interviews. So far, no luck with Clinton. However, I interviewed Donald Trump for this Sunday’s Full Measure. The interview took place back stage in Estero, Florida prior to his appearance there. My crew and I were cleared by Secret Service several hours in advance and waited in a small locker […]

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Wild card and wildfires

Above: Trump rally in Estero, Florida; Courtesy David Martosko Sunday on Full Measure– the most costly wildfire the feds have ever battled is still raging out west. Lisa Fletcher takes us behind the scenes to look at the battle over funding. The U.S. Forest Service is now spending most of its budget fighting fires and says it […]

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Trump On Site Interview

This week, Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump agreed to an interview, so we caught up with him on the road in Ft. Myers, Florida. Hillary Clinton, the nominee for Democrats, has declined my repeated interview requests, but if she changes her mind at any point, I’ll always make room in my program for her. Watch […]

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Selective Editing Syndrome and the News

The following is a news media commentary A fuss was raised this week when The CBS Evening News edited out a few words in an interview with President Clinton. Clinton was answering a question from Charlie Rose about whether Hillary Clinton’s health concerns are serious. The controversy is summed up in an article in The Hill: “Well, if […]

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Maine’s “Bombastic” Governor LePage

Maine’s governor has sworn off the press, been called a racist, and reformed welfare as they know it in one of the biggest welfare states in the U.S.  Sunday, we’ll have an interview with him on Full Measure. We’re sure you will learn a lot you never knew! We’ll also look at ongoing efforts to continue […]

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“Full Measure” Ratings Success As Season Two Begins

POLITICS Sharyl Attkisson’s Full Measure Up in Key Markets By Mark Joyella on Sep. 9, 2016 – 1:52 PM2 Comments Full Measure As Sinclair’s Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson nears its first anniversary, the show has posted significant ratings growth in several key markets, including Seattle, Oklahoma City, and Portland, Maine. “Full Measure” is positioned […]

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