media

As a writer I have always taken Jesus Christ’s admonition about words with exceptional seriousness: “But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be

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As a citizen of Alabama, I’m always on the lookout for news from my state that would interest a national audience enough to highlight in a column. Thus, the other day I was at first excited to see that our new governor had made broad

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It’s been fourteen years since the launching of “the most powerful name in news.” How has media in general changed within that time? Fourteen years ago, I witnessed the beginnings of the Fox News channel as a six year old. I called the O’Reilly Report

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Often it isn’t what happens, but what gets talked about that makes all the difference. When President Obama commented on General Stanley McChrystal, the greatest impression made on me was the source Obama cited as specific rationale for his approval of McChrystal’s resignation: “The conduct

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As we have now entered the seventh anniversary of that day of terror, September 11, 2001, it is humbling and amazing to see how much has changed.  I was an 11 year old child at the time, and last year on this very day I

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My father forwarded an e-mail from a friend of his to me last month. The e-mail contains a list of well researched statistics regarding military fatalities in the past. The significance of this information reveals a plain and simple (though often ignored) fact. Pure and

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