Monthly Archives: February 2015

Jigaboo, etc.

Following the Oscars, a local news anchor groused on air that it was difficult to hear Lady Gaga’s voice “over all of that jigaboo music,” and then tweeted a faux apology, explaining that she did not know the meaning of the … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: DAESH and Media Self Censoring

This is a guest post by Eric Zerkel, a former student of mine and journalist the The Weather Channel, in response to my post “Why is DAESH / Islamic State Executing via Decapitation?“ Interesting, but I think you’re actually missing … Continue reading

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Why is DAESH / Islamic State Executing via Decapitation?

“If it bleeds, it leads.” Armstrong Williams. Roger MacGinty recently visited the US, and shared the following on his blog: I have been in the US for a few days. When there, I was exposed to quite a few hours … Continue reading

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A Visit to the May 4th Center

This afternoon I had the pleasure of receiving a personal tour of the May 4th Center at Kent State university by Jerry Lewis, Emeritus Professor who was not only present when twenty four Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire killing four … Continue reading

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