Tag Archives: Mainstream Media

Where’s the media?

By Nathan Barton Last week in Phoenix, a horrific incident played out, resulting in four deaths: three from gunshot and one from beating with a baseball bat. To add to the horror, one of the shooting victims was a 5-year-old … Continue reading

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False accusations

By Nathan Barton Today, the buzzword is “fake-news” but it isn’t something new. Almost anyone can be branded as evil (or just bad) by fake news. For example, last year, a college football player has been vindicated after being accused … Continue reading

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Trump, Pittsburgh, and the royal presidency

By Nathan Barton Well, actually, by Tom Knapp.  Tom beat me to the punch this morning or last night by writing an EXCELLENT commentary about the way that The Donald is being treated by politicians and others at all levels … Continue reading

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Is more government the solution to attacks on free speech?

By Nathan Barton Alex Jones, the gravel-voiced publisher, owner, editor, and voice of InfoWars and other websites and podcasts, is in the news and the commentaries this week. And he is actually in trouble.  As I understand it, Apple, Facebook, … Continue reading

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Redefining the media (Part 2)

By Nathan Barton I have generally distinguished between media differently. (Part 1) First, there is the mainstream media (MSM), with such things as the WaPo, USA Today, New York Times and other major dailies, the “networks” of radio and TV … Continue reading

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Redefining the media

By Nathan Barton Whether we call it the “press” or the “media” or lump it together in the general category of “free speech,” most people (both in the Fifty States and much of the rest of the world) consider their … Continue reading

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The approaching doom of human history?

By Nathan Barton I4U News has a blaring headline, “Sea Level Rise Could Swallow 13,000 Archeological Sites in US.”  A similar MIC story starts out, “Human history may soon be in serious trouble…”  The stories refer to a technical paper … Continue reading

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