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Americans for Truth in News

My new book, “Dirty News” (subtitle) Whose $$$ Pays for the News You Trust came out May 3, priced at $7.99, but I have a special link to a sale price of $7.19 running through May 7. Just click it here and buy it on sale! https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1134868 Dirty News describes how Supreme Court decisions and… Continue reading Americans for Truth in News

Americans for Truth in News

The burning of a book that was censored and banned and then destroyed by fire. Black background.

As a journalist and author, watching the progression of book banning, and now, book burning, in the United States, is a real cause for concern. While it’s true that many American attention spans have gotten shorter since technology advanced into fast-and-faster moving objects on screens, a certain amount of education…  Continue reading

Americans for Truth in News

Last week, we discussed how George Washington warned against the “political party” system in his Farewell address. So, this week, let’s hear what two more of those we honor as “Founding Fathers” had to say about what they feared could arise in the future. I’m staying on this subject because, unfortunately, what they all feared is here now and about to up-end our entire democracy if something doesn’t change fast…  Continue reading

Americans for Truth in News

This vintage image shows George Washington and his generals.

Despite the many individuals and media organizations that say the citizens of the United States have never been more divided, a good look at history shows we have always been this way. It’s just taken different forms during different decades… Continue reading

Americans for Truth in News

In June 1934, Congress created The Federal Communications Commission to regulate all forms of communication. At that time, just 23 radio stations were operating in the United States. Although television had been invented, it wasn’t common in American homes until the 1950s. I know because I remember our first one. It had a tiny screen, between 12 and 19 inches. I was pretty young, and while I can’t be sure of the screen size, I do know it was set in a piece of furniture larger than anything else in our living room—huge, like… Continue reading

Americans for Truth in News

I wrote the blog Americans for Truth in News in the early-to-mid 2000s during the same period I had a radio show on the Micronet called THE UNCENSORED REPORTER. Both took on the same topic- why almost all the news coming out of the major media (primarily television, but also most newspapers) was about celebrities, sports,… Continue reading

What Would Happen If All the Road Signs Came Down?

What Would Happen If All the Road Signs Came Down? What do you think would happen to us if we woke up one morning and found all the road signs had been taken down? Confusion? Collisions? Injury? Death? Oh, some of us might know the route we have to take to get to where we… Continue reading What Would Happen If All the Road Signs Came Down?

Let’s Talk About Who’s Propagandizing Your News

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Let’s Talk About Who’s Propagandizing Your News In 2001, shortly after the Twin Towers bombing and the creation of The Patriot Act, I started a blog called Americans for Truth in News because I could see first-hand that news was headed downhill. Between Supreme Court cases, FCC rulings, and new Congressional acts, I knew “free… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Who’s Propagandizing Your News