Category: News

Don’t Stop at Just the Headline

I have written thousands of news stories during my thirty years as a writer and journalist, and there has always been a standard requirement for responsible news providers in how a story – print or otherwise – should be constructed. I use the word ‘constructed’ because a proper news story is built, crafted, and finished…

Antifa – A Primer

Let’s start with what it is not. Antifa is not an organization, it has no headquarters, no leadership, and no formal mission statement. It is not a new group that popped up out of any recent event or chain of events. It is not a terrorism group. It’s not even original to the United States.…

Q-Anon: A Primer

QAnon is the shark jump of conspiracy theories, encompassing a multitude of ideas and beliefs that cover just about every aspect of human existence. It’s the mother lode. It’s almost religious in its construct, and its followers are just as zealous.

Defunding the Police

Since the murder of George Floyd on May 25th, 2020, there have been countless demonstrations and protests calling for police reforms, and the demand for justice not only for Mr. Floyd, but for Breonna Taylor and the many other black people that have been beaten or killed (or both.) One of the rallying cries that…

America’s Frontline Doctors: Who Is Stella Immanuel

A video featuring a group of doctors from a group calling themselves “America’s Frontline Doctors” making false claims about Covid-19 was pulled from Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook on Monday, July 27th. But not before being shared over 8 million times, even more than the widely discredited “Plandemic” video.

False Equivalencies And Journalistic Integrity

Do you know what a false equivalency is, and why every topic should not always be given a ‘both sides’ approach? There are points of view that people hold that either have no basis in empirical evidence, or have been derived from false information. Problems arise when these points of view are presented as legitimate…