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No love lost for the “mainstream media”

No love lost for the “mainstream media”

David Taylor is fed up with the mainstream media. The 53-year-old Texan with long blond hair and dressed in cowboy garb lives with his pit bull and shih tzu in an old racquetball court in the town of San Marcos.  He works in “property” and is a huge fan of Donald...

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Fire and water helped shape Chicago

Fire and water helped shape Chicago

We visited nine cities from coast to coast in the past eight weeks – even more, counting Ely and New Ulm, Minn. None of the others made an everlasting impression on me the way Chicago has. That skyline is hard to forget. And it’s not just the skyline, it’s the story...

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Which came first, the tech or the grotesque?

As the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump continues to expand, one question comes to mind. Did Silicon Valley put Trump in office somehow? Is social media to blame for this strange presidency, or is the problem much deeper? Facebook, Twitter and to some...

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International and Local Journalists Tackle ‘Anti-media’ World and Ethics at St. Thomas Forum on Oct. 15

Freedom of the press is under attack around the world, and in the U.S. journalistic ethics are being scrutinized as never before. What to make of this radically changing media climate? The event, Reporting in an “Anti-media” World, ...