In these post-truth times, it is interesting to ponder what would happen if these tenuously United States managed to create a society wherein truth wholly ceased to matter. What would be shape […]
No hopes, Snopes
So this is what the state of news has come to: Snopes – the formerly Facebook-associated website that was supposed to help fact check the media, one of a variety of […]
Who changed America?
Love her or detest her, maybe it’s time give former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin her due as a figure who changed American history. There is simply no denying her role in creating […]
Let’s imagine for a moment that, as some have suggested, the Russians could be behind @2020fight – the Twitter site that helped drive the false narrative of a story about American Native […]
An American social eruption that has exploded around an encounter between Nathan Phillips, an elderly Native man, and Nick Sandmann, a white teenager, in the nation’s capital has a […]
The laws of nature increasingly point to the conclusion that journalism as most in this country have known it for decades is doomed. Anyone who stands back and looks at the environment […]
By now many reading this have heard of the kerfuffle involving the German news weekly Der Speigel and award-winning reporter Claas Relotius, who created “fake news” at a world-class […]
Alaskans embracing the idea of Chinese investment in a massive, $44 billion project to transport natural gas from the North Slope to Cook Inlet and liquefy it for shipment to Asia […]
News analysis The hand-picked, natural-gas czar of former Alaska Gov. Bill Walker continues to tout his belief in a $43 billion liquified natural gas (LNG) project in the 49th state, but global […]
The Canadians have come up with a uniquely Canadian way to save journalism: Let government do it.