The Media versus the Apprentice

August 31, 2017 5

  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 […]

INTRO: How the Media portrays the Devil

August 1, 2017 7

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 […]

The Muslim Ban

July 14, 2017 0

MEDIA MEME: News media outlets such as The Huffington Post claimed that Trump pledged to ban all Muslims—1.6 billion people—from entering the United States. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: After the FBI had said that it could not […]

“The Face of a Dog!” No, not really.

January 21, 2017 0

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 […]

Attack dogs at the Huffington Post?

January 17, 2017 3

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. […]

Fred Trump and the KKK

January 1, 2017 0

MEDIA MEME:  Donald Trump’s father attended a rally of the Ku Klux Klan in 1927. A fight broke out between the police and the Klansmen, and Fred Trump was one of the men who were […]

“There was blood coming out of her eyes…”

December 29, 2016 2

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 […]

Trump’s pledge to kill innocent people

December 20, 2016 0

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 […]

The Myth of Trump and the KKK

December 19, 2016 7

  MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump initially refused to disavow the Ku Klux Klan and David Duke. Only under mounting political pressure did he finally disavow them. This suggests that he panders to white supremacists. WHAT […]

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