Tag: Journalism

  • Kansas news reporting questioned

    It’s bad enough when facts are ignored in editorials but ignoring facts and choosing sides in news stories is tantamount to journalistic malpractice, writes Dave Trabert of Kansas Policy Institute.

  • Fact-checking an editor’s biased agenda

    No wonder the public has been frustrated over the years with perceptions of media bias. It’s not really the bias that’s the problem, but the insistence by some editors that they are untainted by any worldview — even as they so obviously trumpet one.

  • Inside the progressive mindset

    What’s astonishing is that there are those who believe that American journalism has been controlled or influenced to any significant degree by conservatives, or ruined by conservatives.

  • FrackNation to tell truth about fracking

    A new feature film by Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney will present the truth about hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking.

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Thursday September 6, 2012

    Debbie Wasserman Schultz lies about lying During these convention weeks, advocates on both sides have been fact-checking the other side, and charges are being made about which side is the biggest, boldest liar. But when people lie about lying … that’s a whole new level. Human Events reports on DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and…

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Wednesday August 17, 2011

    Today: George Soros: Media Mogul; ‘Nullify Now’ tour in Kansas City; Krugman: government spending and inflation will save us; Stossel on history; Optimal level of government spending.

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Friday December 10, 2010

    Today: “This Week in Kansas,” Cato scholar to speak on economic freedom, tea party regional blogs, tax rates still a secret, federal spending oversight, high speed rail, New York Times, taxation.

  • Kansas and Wichita quick takes: Tuesday December 7, 2010

    Today: Political pretense vs. market performance, “Begging for Billionaires,” O’Toole on urban planning, Kansas House of Representatives leaders elected, school lessons learned.

  • The changing face of journalism

    As newspapers and other forms of traditional news media experience economic difficulty, a gap has been created that needs to be filled. One of the solutions is the rise of non-profit organizations that have stepped in to provide the watchdog service that investigative journalism provides. Jason Stverak, author of the piece below, is president of…

  • KSN news director meets with critics

    On Saturday October 17, 2009, about 50 Wichitans met in front of Wichita’s KSN Television studio to express their concerns about the state of news media. The event was part of a national protest named “Can you hear us now?” Locally, the South Central Kansas 9.12 Group promoted the event. Jason Kravarik, KSN News Director…

  • Leonard Pitts vs. Fox News

    I was reading Leonard Pitts’ editorial attack on Fox News while I was watching a news report about the feds Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) October 5 while eating breakfast. Pitts’ assault on Fox News made me reach for my flipper and check the two high rated broadcast news programs in the morning on NBC…

  • John Stossel urges reliance on freedom, not government, in Wichita

    Speaking at Wichita State University on Monday, former ABC News Journalist John Stossel told a large crowd that free markets and limited government, not government, are the best way to increase our wealth and prosperity.