Below is the description of a new book by the federal agent, Victor Avila, whom I interviewed on Full Measure here, and who's story I covered on CBS News. Author and Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent (Ret.) Victor Avila shares his true story of being shot in the line of duty and a plan to work towards […]
An insightful look at the record when it comes to media demands for President Trump to disavow and condemn racism.
The following is an excerpt of an article by Glenn Greenwald in The Intercept Just weeks before the election, the tech giants unite to block access to incriminating reporting about their preferred candidate. THE NEW YORK POST IS one of the country’s oldest and largest newspapers. Founded in 1801 by Alexander Hamilton, only three U.S. newspapers […]
It's easy to find fact checks about Trump. And he's given us plenty to write about. This article measures some of the media's fact-challenged reporting.
A short list of the reforms our industry should have made to gain back public confidence moving into the 2020 elections.
Last week marked the 8th anniversary of attacks on two U-S facilities in Benghazi, Libya by an Islamic terrorist group known as Ansar al-Sharia. That night 4 Americans were killed, including US Ambassador Chris Stevens. As many as ten investigations followed, with no clarity on how decisions were made, or not made, to support the […]
The following is an excerpt from an article in The Intercept. Outlets claiming to have “confirmed” Jeffrey Goldberg’s story about Trump’s troops comments are again abusing that vital term. ONE OF THE MOST HUMILIATING journalism debacles of the Trump era played out on December 8, 2017, first on CNN and then on MSNBC. The spectacle kicked off on that Friday […]
The following is an excerpt from an article in Breitbart: U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff, a Bill Clinton appointee, allowed Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times to proceed, saying that a jury should decide whether editorial page editor James Bennet acted with “actual malice” in writing that Palin was responsible for “political incitement” that […]