Blind guy reading the Newspaper.

Yes, I am blind and like to read the newspaper and books as well. Millions of blind folks such as me read the newspaper by phone almost daily. We all have access to a dial-up newspaper service called Newsline for the blind. Accessing by phone hundreds of national and international newspapers. But to bring realismContinue reading “Blind guy reading the Newspaper.”

Words that wedge.

For years I have been pointing out the fact that Talk Radio and Cable TV often serves to divide its audience. Split apart. Sever. Pull apart listeners and viewers from their own kind. Even when most have a common ground partisan blather from talk radio or cable news only serves to separate family members, neighbors,Continue reading “Words that wedge.”

Just writing down what is bloviated.

For what reason do politicians hammer news reporters for printing or voicing the political news. So a group of reporters now are at a news conference writing down on pads or recording voice or video what exactly is being said. Then repeat word for word in print or on radio or TV what that politicianContinue reading “Just writing down what is bloviated.”

Blogs are for blockheads.

Blogs, like this one, is just for the semi-illiterate and lazy. Blogs are thoughtlessly composed by the impulsive and reactionary. Hastily written with no fact checking. Opinion with no scholarship. Just stupid scribbling on an old model PC. Here is my point; newspaper journalist typically come from accredited journalism schools. People and institutions capable ofContinue reading “Blogs are for blockheads.”