Journalism took a lot of well-deserved shots because their obsession with ratings, viewers, readers and clicks that helped Donald Trump become the President. Since then the legitimate journalists have done a pretty good job of atoning for their sins of 2015 and 2016. Today tellthetruthonthem.com recognizes three outstanding journalists as its 2019 Progressives of the Year. Continue reading 2019 Progressives Of The Year
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Last Minute Gift? Give Knowledge
When I talk to young people I tell them if by the time they are forty years old when they look in the mirror if they don’t see their best teacher they did something wrong. I’m not going to sell math short and I agree with the emphasis put on STEM but reading is far and away the most important academic skill. Basically, if you can read you can teach yourself almost anything. Continue reading Last Minute Gift? Give Knowledge
October 2019; What A Month!
Since this is my first “live blogging” article in nearly two weeks and it is a Sunday you have every right to anticipate a review of the biggest American political story of that time period. There was certainly no shortage of material! Well, today’s article is going to be much different but far from disappointing. Let’s explore. Continue reading October 2019; What A Month!
SPECIAL NOTICE – RECOMMENED READING ADDITION
I just added Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators to the Recommended Reading List.
Perhaps the most important book of the #me too era, but it is so more!
It is a work of non-fiction but in many parts reads like a thriller. That is a tribute to Farrow’s writing ability. Even that compliment sells the book short.
It is a classic tale of boys behaving badly and the expensive coverups that followed.
What If One Decision Had Been Different?
A television show, a book and an article that I have long wanted to write all converged; (they didn’t walk into a bar – this is far from a joke). Let’s explore. Continue reading What If One Decision Had Been Different?