Reporters Can’t See the Big Fat Orange Forest

My most harsh criticism of modern journalism is that coverage almost always misses the larger forest by focusing so intensely on each of the trees. It’s called turn-of-the-screw journalism. It goes like this. This happened and then this happened and he said this and she said and this happened. When you consume that news you… Continue reading Reporters Can’t See the Big Fat Orange Forest

April 11 News Roundup: Cuba, Iran, Santorum and Christie

It’s Saturday, so nothing too exciting going on. Republican senators continue to push for legislation to throw a wrench in one of President Obama’s signature diplomatic efforts – stopping Iran from making a nuclear weapon. Republicans have been sticking amendments on Republican Sen. Bob Corker’s bill in a attempt to make it tougher on Iran,… Continue reading April 11 News Roundup: Cuba, Iran, Santorum and Christie