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A Yahoo Primer on Yellow Journalism

An August 5, 2019, headline on the Yahoo News homepage read, “How a criminal investigation in Georgia set an ominous tone for African American voters.”  The lengthy article was written by Jon Ward, a former political correspondent at HuffPost.  Ward … Continue reading

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Snow White and the 22 Dwarfs

During his Thursday broadcast, the day following the most recent Democratic presidential debate, Rush Limbaugh described how he found himself “rolling on the floor” in laughter.  However, he was also sobered by the realization that the overflow crowd in Detroit’s … Continue reading

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Another Black Eye for Pro Sports

In a previous column I expressed the opinion that what we call “sports” can be divided into three categories: perfect sports, imperfect sports, and spectacle.  I suggested that football is a perfect sport and that there are few potential rules … Continue reading

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