Tagged: The Media

Lessons learned from VT

One of the reasons I don’t like taking a tragedy or a national event and turning into a pedestal for my favorite political or cultural issues is that everyone draws “lessons” from these events. Many are contradictory and most are overblown. Below is a list...

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Newsweek Nativity

As has become customary during Christmas and Easter for national news magazines, Newsweek has a cover story on the holiday subject matter.

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Media loses “Nativity” controversy

The news come out during the run up to the releas of The Nativity Story that the 16-year-old actress playing Mary, Keisha Castle-Hughes, was pregnant (and not through the immaculate way) with her boyfriend of three years. The media waited expectedly for the soon-coming Christian...

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How the Media Spins Science

This report at LSJ.com shows how, based on a sociology study on the faith of scientists.  1/3 reported that "they did not believe in God," but the papers reported that "2/3 DO believe in God" – which turns out to be false if you look...

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The problem of race and the media

Bill Bennett said aborting every black would reduce the crime rate, but it was "impossibly ridiculous and morally reprehensible." This caused a media firestorm chastizing Bennett for his insensitivity. Recently, a lesser known individual made the following remarks during a conference broadcast on CSPAN: And...

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