The Media versus the Apprentice

August 31, 2017 8

  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 8

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 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. […]

“There was blood coming out of her eyes…”

December 29, 2016 3

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 […]

The Myth of the Muslim Database

December 17, 2016 2

MEDIA MEME: During his political campaign, Donald Trump called for the creation of a mandatory national database to track all Muslims in America. Authorities would force Muslims to register, and to wear identification badges and carry […]

The ugly words of Donald, Megyn, and Rosie

December 8, 2016 1

MEDIA MEME: In the first Republican debate, moderator Megyn Kelly listed how Donald Trump had insulted women. She showed that he was a misogynist. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Megyn Kelly made it sound as if three insults Trump […]

Romney calls Trump “a phony, a fraud”

March 4, 2016 5

March 2016.  Former presidential candidate, Mitt Romney joined the army of politicians who fought to stop Donald Trump. If “the establishment” chose Romney for this task, it was a poor choice. After all, many conservatives […]