Author: Carson Scott
2013 WPI FellowAnchor & Chief Business Correspondent, Sky News Business
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Ignore the Founding Fathers and Friends at Your Peril
by Carson Scott | Sep 23, 2013 | UncategorizedOf all the monuments in Washington D.C., perhaps the most significant is that dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, one of the Founding Fathers and third President of the United States. Significant, because it is the only monument paid for in its entirety by Congress (the...
David vs Goliath: Politico looks to steal a march on once-venerable Post
by Carson Scott | Sep 21, 2013 | Uncategorized“They says Americans’ past-time is baseball but I think it’s politics … We want to do for politics what ESPN did for sport … we’re here for obsessives and junkies”. Fighting words from Politico National Political Reporter James...
Rather Unplugged: Conversations with a one-time “voice of God”
by Carson Scott | Sep 21, 2013 | UncategorizedAs a “voice of God” — referencing the authority of the three U.S. network anchors, who together address nearly thirty million viewers nightly — Dan Rather had rather big shoes to fill when he assumed the anchor chair from Walker Cronkite in...
In Politics the Unexpected Always Happens … Crafting the Right Response Remains the Greatest Challenge
by Carson Scott | Aug 31, 2013 | UncategorizedWe had just wrapped up Judge Tunheim’s JFK Masterclass Thursday when news came through that David Cameron had been dealt a humiliating defeat in the House of Commons on Syria — forcing him to rule out British participation in any assault. It was only after...
Recent blog posts
We asked different groups in Minneapolis what changed in their town after George Floyd's murder?
Not much, was their reply.
In @finnowl's first #WPIFellowship blog post, he wonders if the defamation case against Fox News by Dominion Voting Systems will drag down other media, too. Minnesota academics and journalists weigh in:
Check out my latest @GlobalMinnesota podcast episode w/ @Fawzeyah & @SaqibTanveer of this year's @worldpressinst International Fellows! Hear about the challenges of conducting journalism and speaking truth to power in Nigeria and Pakistan.