Protesters shooting

Ukraine: Rhetoric, Reality, and Division

Here we are,  just days beyond my last post on Ukraine. The truce agreement did not even last 1 day. So what has really transpired since the (then) government signed agreements with the opposition leaders? Depends on whom you listen to. The Russian news is rife with propaganda to convince their people that Ukrainians are in danger from “right-wing extremists” and […]

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Freedom of the Press Map

Freedom of the Press

We can believe what we get from our press, yes? Americans overwhelming get their information from the Western news media because we have “freedom of the press.”  Despite what people think, US news is biased towards reporting what gets viewers or readers, and in part by what the US government is involved in. In 2014, the “freedom” of the US […]

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Newsroom

News Reports: Objective or Biased?

It seems there is an overwhelming belief that the news outlets in the US are based in “Free Speech” and, because of that, what they report to the American public is true, fairly unbiased, and not filtered by the government. Sure. This is another case of educated people remaining ignorant of what is going on around them, and believing everything […]

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