Page One is a compelling and revealing look in to one year at the New York Times; the Old Grey Lady. By dumb luck, the documentary is filmed during an incredible and controversial time at the paper. During a round of layoffs, as the news world crumbles around their feet causing people to question whether the […]Read more "Page One Review"
or: Jesus and Cronkite are hosting the Nightly News in Heaven or: belief vs. truth the battle of the in-provable object vs. the unsubstantiated force This idea came to me early this morning after a sleepless night watching Dexter Season 1 on Netflix. I was taking a smoke break between episodes and browsing the online […]Read more "Reconciling truth in journalism through faith"
We fear the unknown and education is the only way to alleviate this fear. We must teach and learn and then be knowledgeable enough to proceed knowing the gravity of a situation and the very real consequences of every choice we make. This is not a time for propaganda and indoctrination from people only concerned with staying employed and pleasing a very narrow audience in the scheme of things, there needs to be accountability and a healthy respect for the association of ideology we create when throwing around words and phrase with such disregard.Read more "newsertainment and ethical decay"
I will be the first to admit that I don’t pay for news, I just don’t. It is everywhere and it is free. I can’t afford to pay for something I can get at no cost, same way I now feel about water, don’t pay for it anymore, cant afford to. The new age of technology has created the new age of America. Today there is no unfiltered news and what people want to hear is things they agree with.Read more "The State of our Media Union: Poor"
This evening during a break in my double on the day at Garman’s Pub in Santa Paula my blackberry vibrated as I waited for my turn to hack away at the cue ball in a game of nine-ball with the owner Clint. I was getting soundly beaten overall, the reemergence of my long lost mcdermott […]Read more "Foghorn Leghorn and the commodity of truth or: to live in his shadow but never to fill his shoes"