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May 18, 2011 | Forbes.com

Scolds And Censors — Enough Already!

Following the targeted assassination of Osama bin Laden, the scolds, censors and self-styled moral arbiters of public behavior have come out of the woodwork to tell us how we should — or even how we’re “entitled” to — feel about it...
May 14, 2011 | What Paul Gregory Is Writing About

A Banner Day for Media Bias: The NYT’s Friday the 13th On Global Warming

The New York Times outdid itself in media bias on Friday the 13th...
May 11, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Imprecise Language Breeds Dangerous Policy

Imprecise, emotionally loaded language usually reflects incompetence or politics...
April 28, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

The Unexamined President and His Media Enablers

...[T]he mainstream media are getting wrong the significance of President Obama’s release of his actual birth certificate...
April 26, 2011 | Creators Syndicate

The Trump Card

The boomlet for Donald Trump as a Republican nominee for President of the United States ought to be a wake-up call for Republican candidates and Republican Party leaders alike...
April 18, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

Right Newspaper, Wrong Pulitzer Story?

Congratulations to the Los Angeles Times, for winning a Public Service Pulitzer for its coverage of the salary scandal in Bell, Calif...But, with all due respect to the good folks at Pulitzer Prizes, I wonder if this is a case of right newspaper, wrong story...
March 31, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

The Mission is Creeping

Reuters and the New York Times have both discovered that even though the President claims his administration is still debating the issue, weeks ago he signed a classified intelligence finding authorizing arming the Libyan rebels...
March 31, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

One Trump, One Bid?

If Donald Trump is serious about the presidency, there’s a simple way to prove it: invest $50 million of his personal fortune in a real nuts-and-bolts campaign, as opposed to this current for-media-consumption fabrication...
March 17, 2011 | What Paul Gregory Is Writing About

Is the Press Causing More Damage than the Japanese Nuclear Accident Itself?

The current hysterical press and TV reports are indeed creating a “mental health impact” as large as or larger than that of Chernobyl...
March 10, 2011 | Advancing a Free Society

For the News you Need to know, Read the Wall Street Journal...

When reading about events in Libya today (March 7), I suddenly realized why I typically prefer Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporting...