Category Archives: News media bias

Many Wisconsin newspapers homogenized, journalism suffers

The [pictured] newspapers [shown in this blog] are owned by either USA Today Network or Gannett. That combination owns more than 100 newspaper and digital properties across the United States. If you think the front pages of the newspapers are … Continue reading

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Speaking of snow flakes …

No micro-aggression too trivial! We forget name of the philosopher who updated the biblical injunction: “Wherever two or three feminists gather, there shall be a TV crew in their midst.” Cry Racism and get the same 15 minutes of sacred … Continue reading

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Does CNN have a dog in this fight?

Quess who CNN is rooting for in the Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation hearing, based on this story synopsis from CNN on-line 03-24-22: SCOTUS confirmation hearing LIVE UPDATES Chairman was ‘saddened’ by unfair attacks by some GOP senators during Jackson’s hearing Jackson … Continue reading

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Republicans don’t care about kids?

Who’s striving for political gain? True confessions: Your Head Groundskeeper has a Seinfeld-like bromance going with former Madison mayor Dave Cieslewicz, however unrequited. Time for our first spat. The man has been making an awful lot of sense for a … Continue reading

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Newspaper demonizes parents running for school board

They might be Republicans! News bias alert: if someone is “railing against” something, it’s a conservative opposing the progressive agenda. Democrats criticize, Republicans rail. A Sunday “news story” uses the term to pillory parents concerned about the direction of their schools. Finally, … Continue reading

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Headlines we don’t need to read

Must’ve been a slow news day! We conjured a fair number of newspaper headlines back in our days as an ink-stained wretch. Needed to be epigrammatic to fit in the allowed space but compelling to attract readers. Action verbs, Anglo-Saxon … Continue reading

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