Some Americans seem to think that when President Trump talks about “fake news,” he’s talking nonsense. He’s not. It really exists. Fake news and biased media are, like Hollywood’s sex craze, nothing new. The reason issues such as these receive so much attention today is that modern media make it possible for such “news” to reach an online audience extremely quickly. Thus, the general public is capable of obtaining, digesting, and commenting on the statements released by news outlets at an alarmingly rapid rate. Fake news is “old news.” It’s not some new ill practice applied to journalism exclusively in … Continue reading Fake News is Not Faked or New
Everyone has heard of Stephen Hawking (1942-2018), the world-renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and published author. His birth date, January 8, marked the 300th anniversary of the Christian astronomer Galileo Galilei‘s death. Hawking passed away a few days ago on March … Continue reading What Kind of Man Was Stephen Hawking?
Recently, I was able to get a number of interview questions through to Jim Marter, a Republican currently running for the position in Illinois’ State Congress. This was a great chance to get Jim’s political views on a range of issues. … Continue reading Interview with State Congress Candidate James Marter
Sitting at your desk in the classroom which is kept at a perpetual constant temperature, you find yourself taking in the words of your superior. The teacher is rambling on about the lesson, trying to get his point across. Sensing … Continue reading How Can Teachers Remain Engaging and Not Make Comments that Could Be Considered Offensive?
If you read some of the articles here at American Watchmen, then you have undoubtedly read something written by Joshua Johnson. Proud of his Catholic faith, he received his First Holy Communion on Christmas of 2017. Here the reader will get … Continue reading Interview with AW Editor/Founder Joshua Johnson about His Catholic Conversion
Most of you have heard the common expression, “He’s getting away with murder!” or some variant of that phrase. Essentially, it is an exclamation showing astonishment that a person can do something and not be punished or reprimanded for the … Continue reading The United States: A Country Where You Can Practically Get Away with Murder and More
As explained by USA Today, net neutrality in affect makes web service providers (like Comcast, Verizon, etc.) allow their users to view all legal content on an equal basis. By “on an equal basis” I mean that the Internet providers … Continue reading This Is What Net Neutrality Means for You and Me