Inadequately educated citizens see the world in black and white, settle for sound bites rather than discourse, fail to distinguish information from disinformation, and succumb to manipulation by clever attack ads and faux news.
By now I think we've got the message. Meditation is good for us and we really should do it. Everyone from ...
You'd think that that public television would support public education, but you'd be wrong. The Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has gotten in bed with the billionaires and conservatives who want to privatize our public schools.
If the Tribune is going to use the pages of the New York Times to write about wealthy donors to Texas gubernatorial campaigns, it would seem the Times would want them to disclose they are also taking money from those same people.
Using tablet computers to measure a 4-year-old's social and emotional development -- and then applying those scientifically untested results to a teacher's job security -- is an invitation to corrupt the entire public school experience.
Rupert Murdoch is plotting his empire's expansion -- growth that could include purchases of Tribune Company newspapers and, reportedly, Time Inc. But will 2014 be the year that the media mogul, who's skilled at reinventing himself and burying old mistakes, is finally held to account?
For those of you who watched some of the recent YouTube Music Video Awards, you witnessed a historic moment. The beginning of the end of broadcast TV.
Healthy relationships are not the stuff of headlines and drama. To paraphrase Tolstoy, it is the unhappy relationships, not the healthy ones that are of greatest interest--thus the fascination of the piercing angles of the triangle.
Fox News is its ministry of misinformation, the fake jewel of the News Corp. crown, a 24/7 purveyor of flimflam and the occasional selective truth. Look at the pounding they've given Obama's healthcare reform right from the very start.
K Street and the Kremlin aren't invading our nation's capital. Rather, a pretty small city is being overrun by more than 600,000 people who dream of the White House.
Attacking outlets like Capital New York for no other reason than being new to industry might be a fun way for the Times to tout its influence today, but it won't be fun when someone else is sitting atop that throne.
Even among the few thousand members of the power elite, there are a small number whose influence is greater than the others. Here is a list of the 20 most influential members of the power elite.
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Even though even the majority on the ALEC Education Task Force did not even want CCSS initially, in the end, the billionaire wins.
During the 2012 Republican primary, the media had its fun with the pseudo-candidacy of Donald Trump, who dropped out without having dropped in because...