John Hersey’s Hiroshima is a vital contribution to investigative journalism and the keeping of historical records. It is a work of brevity, analysis, and vivid description. Hiroshima is a work of professionalism mixed with human compassion. Through it, we experience … Continue reading “Hiroshima” – An American Journalist Covers the Atrocities of the First Atomic Bomb Used in Warfare
About a year ago now, I wrote an op-ed for American Watchmen which served as a direct response to Christopher Borrelli’s op-ed in the Chicago Tribune, “Why I declared war on Christmas.” It’s more of a personal memoir which turns … Continue reading I (and President Trump) Wish You a Very Merry Christmas
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
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
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
On this episode of The Whitfield Report, I talk to fellow college Republican and commentator James Allsup about the emerging conservative counter-culture, confrontations with paid protesters, the rise and continued growth of independent media, and much more!
Sam Whitfield and Joshua Johnson discuss Trump’s historic inauguration as President Of The United States, the future of the nation, and the role of independent journalism replacing the failed mainstream corporate media. Originally Broadcast live on 1/20/17. Continue reading The American Watchmen Post Inaguration Show [VIDEO]