…it’s Revenue no matter where it comes from

Yesterday I wrote that the job of a reporter is to generate revenue and that is what drives editors: That's the dirty little secret. It's not reporters who decide what it newsworthy, it's not anchors or pundits on CNN or CBS that decide what is newsworthy, it's not never newspaper editors that decide what is … Continue reading …it’s Revenue no matter where it comes from

The Job of a Reporter isn’t Truth…it’s Revenue

John Watson: But if you just know it, then you don’t have proof. Charles Augustus Magnussen: Proof? What would I need proof for? I’m in news, you moron. I don’t have to prove it – I just have to print it. Sherlock: His Last Vow 2014 Curly: Hey, what's this stuff for anyway? Larry: Why … Continue reading The Job of a Reporter isn’t Truth…it’s Revenue

The 21st Century Left Meets Hilaire Belloc

Abraham Lincoln: One matter further, gentlemen. We fight on their level. With trickery, brutality, finality. We match their evil. I know, James. I was reputed to be a gentle man. But I was commander in chief during the four bloodiest years of my country's history. I gave orders that sent a hundred thousand men to … Continue reading The 21st Century Left Meets Hilaire Belloc

China and Patience

The adage goes that you don’t want to see sausage or laws being made. The same can be said about reading or watching news. If you know something about a subject, you likely will be dismayed by the news. For me, that is the case when it comes to U.S. coverage of China. For the … Continue reading China and Patience

Conventional Wisdom is Always Right Till it’s Wrong NBA Edition

Most Members of sports media are liberal and it's interesting to see the parallels between their conventional wisdom on the NBA playoffs regarding the Boston Celtics and the Conventional wisdom concerning Trump. When Gordon Hayward went down in game one of the season Conventional Wisdom on sports radio said that the Celtics chances to make … Continue reading Conventional Wisdom is Always Right Till it’s Wrong NBA Edition

Trump: A View From Across The Pond

It’s not easy to find a hardcore Trump supporter in London and Paris, but there is a grudging acknowledgement that the president isn’t as bad as many Americans think. During a recent visit to the not-so-united United Kingdom and France, almost everywhere I went people noticed my accent and wanted to talk about Trump. I … Continue reading Trump: A View From Across The Pond

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