“Fake News” and Social Media Reaction

I’ve been seeing a great deal of social media shares declaring how “Don Lemon stormed off the set” when someone called a segment “fake news.” This “storming” was, alternatively, cheered and condemned by partisans looking to score points in the culture war. Frankly, there are days when I think progressives and reactionaries deserve each other…

Paying for News

My post on February 2, entitled #resist laid out some of the ways I plan to resist the current political shift in our culture. One method I chose to pursue was paying for news. Achievement Unlocked. This past week my wife and I spoke and agreed to get a digital-only subscription to the Washington Post….