Tag Archives: CNN

Pence Wins VP Debate

Tim Kaine may have defended Hillary Clinton forcefully but his spirited Interruptive debating style cost him favorable opinion from debate watchers. It was Mike Pence who emerged not just a winner but a possible presidential candidate for 2020.

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The Reporter as Action Hero: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

With journalists increasingly part of the story they’re covering, the likes of Brian Williams are tempted to aggrandize in order to enhance their image.

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Americans Rushed to Purchase Guns on Black Friday

There are nine guns for every 10 Americans, yet this Black Friday saw people thronging gun shops in large numbers. The FBI processed three background checks for gun purchases every second on Friday. But, the system is far from perfect, as some states don’t feed enough real-time information into the criminal background check system, allowing individuals with troubled mental health histories or criminal records to pass checks and purchase weapons.

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Journalists Need a Point of View if They Want to Stay Relevant

Rather than try to stay in the middle of two polarized extremes, reporters should embrace their biases and write with intellectual honesty and a clear voice.

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