It’s a misconception that a temporary delay in U.S. aid to Ukraine resulted in deaths of Ukrainians. That’s according to Nolan Peterson, a former U.S. Air Force special operations pilot and a veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He also worked as a Ukraine-based war correspondent. In a recent interview with me for […]
Thanksgiving Day there was a doozie of an anti-Trump media mistake. What does it tell us about the state of journalism? It’s not good.
It was not a good holiday for two employees in separate cases of workplace mistakes. From KTUL in Tulsa, Oklahoma: “Starbucks says they fired a barista who printed “PIG” on five coffee cups ordered by a police officer on Thanksgiving. The police chief at Kiefer Police Department, a community just outside Tulsa, said the officer was picking […]
During a Chicago speech to the nation’s police chiefs, President Trump raised the false accusations made by actor Jussie Smollett. Smollett, who is black, falsely claimed that white Trump supporters wearing “Make America Great Again” hats attacked him in the middle of the night and hung a noose around his neck. Police later determined that […]
I am pleased to have written the forward to the latest edition of Project Censored’s most censored news stories: Through the Looking Glass. Description below: The establishment media can make us sick of news even as we’re starving for it. If we aren’t careful, we’ll end up like Alice, swimming in a sea of our […]
The following is an excerpt from my latest news analysis in The Hill. ‘Hands up, don’t shoot” never happened. Somebody tell the Democrats running for president. Even amid the heated political rhetoric that dominates the news media and social media, resurrected false claims about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., stand out as […]
(Updated: the original post left off the response: B and C) The vast majority of you describe social media as something less than positive and genuine. That’s according to the newest SharylAttkisson.com unscientific poll. Eighty-one percent (81%) describe social media as “divisive,” “propaganda,” or both. Nobody (0%) who answered our survey said they view social […]
When you thought things couldn’t get stranger, journalist Sara Carter has a new interview with the Chief Executive of Overstock.com, Patrick Byrne. It reveals new tangles in the Russia collusion web. In the interview, Byrne acknowledges providing the government “exculpatory” material in support of Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina. Butina is in prison after […]