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Knowing the lingo and looking the part is more important to a successful career in TV political journalism than knowing the facts on which you’re hired to report. (2 reader comments)
Donald Trump ran the most unconventional presidential campaign in political history. But when it came to public relations and marketing, Trump actually drew upon some pretty conventional thinking. (1 reader comment)
Though the Electoral College electors cast the votes today to formally elect President Donald Trump, the same political punditry we heard before, during and after the November election is certain to continue. (2 reader comments)
The New York Times has morphed into a publication that's no more objective or non partisan than Breitbart News. (7 reader comments)
If the anti-Trump New York Times is serious about regaining its credibility in wake of the presidential election, it should make a concerted effort to add one pro-Trump advocate as an op-ed columnist. (3 reader comments)
K Street lobbying firms have been lining up to provide communications, government relations support and legal services to nations accused of sponsoring international terrorism-related activities. (3 reader comments)
Voters elected Donald Trump as President because they expect some bold strokes. We direct his attention to New York’s congested streets which are getting worse and worse.
Now that the celebrations and/or mournings have died down, it’s important — if not urgent — to make sure all Americans understand that we did not elect a monarch or king with Donald Trump. (5 reader comments)
Fake news sites have gained massive popularity in recent years. Add to the mix one of the most divisive presidential elections in U.S. history, with an electorate that harbors long-standing feelings of distrust toward the mainstream media, and these outlets can also prove dangerous. (3 reader comment)
Just as Joe McCarthy targeted anyone he felt fit to label communists, unpatriotic or worse, the candidate now carrying the banner of the Republican party is wielding similarly dangerous, accusatory language regarding his opponent and the election process.
With the election only a few days away, maybe, hopefully, cable TV will finally break some news instead of relying on newspapers like the New York Times and Washington Post for information. But don’t count on it. (1 reader comment)