We Need a Populist Movement-Part 4: Journalism

Image via Wikipedia When I was a child, journalism was ruthless.  Investigative reporting was in its prime, shining the light of day on corruption, indolence, criminal activity, under the table deal making and the like.  The government hated the media because they showed the American people in very real terms the horrible truth some powerful people wanted hidden:  the civil… Continue reading

CNN: Crime News Network

This has been bothering me lately.  I’m sorry, has the crime rate shot up or is it just too expensive to do real, substantive investigative reporting and journalism any more? CNN seems to be becoming more and more like a police blotter.  Kids shooting, stabbing, beating to death and setting other kids on fire; jealous lovers killing their boy friend’s… Continue reading