It’s a well-known cliché that the media distorts the news. It’s also very true that politicians lie. Years ago I wrote a couple books about myths in history. And back then, I suddenly noticed something that […]
This website features the draft of a book titled The Media versus the Apprentice. Here are the drafts of the chapters available to date. Any feedback is welcome, helpful, and very useful. You may [...]
MEDIA MEME: When he was once mildly criticized by journalist Gail Collins, Donald Trump angrily circled her photo and wrote “The Face of a Dog!” on it, and mailed it to her. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Hundreds [...]
MEDIA MEME: Trump rudely called Arianna Huffington “a dog.” WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: It’s true, he did. But news commentators did not point out that previously Arianna Huffington herself repeatedly referred to news bloggers as dogs. [...]
MEDIA MEME: In the first Republican debate, Megyn Kelly gave examples of Trump insulting women. After the debate, Trump said Kelly was on her period: “she had blood coming out of her, wherever.” WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Kelly [...]
MEDIA MEME: During his campaign, Trump pledged to violate the Geneva Convention: he promised to ruthlessly murder the wives and relatives of terrorists, even their innocent children and babies. WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED: Trump used the [...]
- INTRO: How the Media portrays the Devil
- The Media versus the Apprentice
- “The Face of a Dog!” No, not really.
- Attack dogs at the Huffington Post?
- Fred Trump and the KKK
- “There was blood coming out of her eyes…”
- Trump’s pledge to kill innocent people
- The Myth of Trump and the KKK
- The Donald and “the Blacks”
- Did Trump Not Rent to Black People?