Faith in the American mainstream media has fallen to the lowest point in 20 years on the Edelman Trust Barometer tracking attitudes toward U.S. businesses and institutions, and it takes the Russians […]
A natural disaster
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is far from over, but already it can claim its place as the worst national disaster to strike the U.S in the lifetimes of nearly everyone reading this. As […]
News analysis Almost 100 years ago in a now little read short story titled “The Rich Boy,” the late American author F. Scott Fitzgerald observed that the rich “are different from you […]
An old northland joke describes an Alaska sourdough as someone who has gone sour on the country but lacks the dough to pay for passage to friendlier environments to the south. And […]
Who to trust?
In a divided country with views on almost everything colored by political leanings right or left, it’s time to seriously ponder whether U.S. journalists lived a decades-long delusion of objectivity into […]
Newscaster Katie Couric, who inadvertently made Sarah Palin famous, is finally giving Alaska’s former, half-term governor her due for turning American politics into the shitstorm it is today.