The altering of the American economy from one depending primarily on competition with the economies of other nationalities to one depending chiefly on cooperation with others took place in the middle of the 20th century. The result was an “information … Continue reading Becoming an Information Economy Dominated by Media and Its Results
Satire has enjoyed a rich history in the United States, popularized through the medium of television. In January of the tumultuous year 1968, the sketch comedy series Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In premiered on TV. The show would continue its run … Continue reading Targeted Jabs in TV Entertainment: Does Satire Need a Filter?
Veterans Day, celebrated by Americans on November 11, is a special day set aside for honoring all those men and women who have served in our nation’s military. On this day, I remember those family members I personally know or … Continue reading Veterans Day: An Early Thanksgiving
Journalism, when executed properly, has never been a simple task. But especially in the 21st century, we see a rise not only in the bias swelling within the news media but also in a physical hostility toward the divulgence of … Continue reading 21st Century Journalism Has Entered Dangerous Waters
The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is eerily resembling another conservative’s ascension to the High Court in the 1990’s; Clarence Thomas. Clarence Thomas, a conservative judge with a stunning resume looked assured of ascending to the Supreme Court until allegations of … Continue reading Democrats Just Went Nuclear on Kavanaugh
Upton Sinclair was born 140 years ago this very day, on September 20th, 1878. This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the man’s death. An author, activist, and politician himself, Sinclair and his many works have made a profound … Continue reading Remembering Upton Sinclair and His Battle Against Fake News
Recently, the renowned character actor Chris Pratt won the 2018 MTV Generation Award. This great honor carries a significant responsibility with it, and Pratt realizes this. He took this amazing opportunity, grabbed it by the horns, and used it as … Continue reading Chris Pratt Openly Discusses God, Morals, and Virtues at 2018 MTV Generation Award Speech