Twitter Continues Power Trip by Banning Roger Stone

In a strange abuse of power today, the ever-devolving social network, Twitter, banned political consultant and unofficial Trump adviser Roger Stone. Stone is no stranger to using his platform for controversy, and after a heated exchange between several CNN correspondents over the Russian probing situation that they made up yet still won’t let go, Stone … Continue reading Twitter Continues Power Trip by Banning Roger Stone

Why is the Media Defending Antifa?

Today, CNN changed a headline covering Antifa from saying that “Antifa was fighting for peace with violence”, to “Unmasking the Leftist Antifa Movement”. It might not seem like much, but this sly title change is enough to totally recontextualize an entire movement. Time after time, the media has positioned hate groups like Black Lives Matter … Continue reading Why is the Media Defending Antifa?

Guess What? CNN Doesn’t Understand What a Meme Is

Here’s the childish article CNN put out on Trump’s GIF: http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/03/politics/white-house-video-anti-semitic-connection/index.html I was scanning the news today, and a salacious headline caught my eye from everyone’s favorite news site, CNN. The article was titled, “White House stays silent on anti-Semitic connection of Trump's anti-CNN video”. At first, I was worried that Trump had recently shared … Continue reading Guess What? CNN Doesn’t Understand What a Meme Is

Is Journalism Worth Saving In 2017?

Here’s the Brian Stelter Twitter thread I refer to later: https://twitter.com/brianstelter/status/880051302167924736   I read a fascinating Twitter thread yesterday where Brian Stelter, a journalist and correspondent at CNN, complained about what he called “anti-journalistic sentiment”. He claimed that criticism towards journalism is good, as long as it's constructive, but that most of the critiques being … Continue reading Is Journalism Worth Saving In 2017?

Why the Exposing of CNN Surprised Nobody

Here’s the viral video that came out today exposing CNN. Surprisingly made #1 Trending: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdP8TiKY8dE   I’ve come to develop a philosophy in my life, due to something I’ve noticed about human psychology. “It doesn’t matter if you’re right, if everybody else is wrong.” A related philosophy is the notion of being so far ahead … Continue reading Why the Exposing of CNN Surprised Nobody