News, Fluff and Damn Fluff

I use a news aggregator to ping me with breaking news stories. My sources run the gamut from NPR to Fox to CNN to the AP News to The Guardian to DailyMail to Breitbart to...

A Well-Informed Electorate?

Anyone who knows me knows that journalistic integrity and accurate communication is an obsession of mine. Especially in complex situations where the simplicity of soundbites contributes much to the functional illiteracy of our society. In...

Fox News and Journalistic Anemia

“Islamophobia is the accepted form of racism in America. Leaders … show us that you can take a potshot at Muslims and get away with it.” — Arsalan Iftikhar, human rights lawyer. February 4 on Fox...