Category: Media

Trump: More Nixonian than Nixon

Trump: More Nixonian than Nixon
Mainstream media has evolved to legitimize the Trump Administration, even when they’re caught lying because now “the alternative-reality media will provide air cover.” By RA Monaco Once again, President Donald Trump has declared that the media is “the enemy of the American people,” most recently in a speech at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference. ... Read more »

Digital Electioneering and Online Polls

Digital Electioneering and Online Polls
Online polling is another example of the new multi-layer alignments proliferating in social media spaces. By RA Monaco “Fake polls drive so much of the agenda, including the myth [Donald] Trump is leading in all the polls,” said DePaul University Professor Bruce Evensen.  The Journalism Program Director and Chair explained, “online polling, which Ipsos and... Read more »

Will “The Populist Prophet” Bern Hillary?

Will “The Populist Prophet” Bern Hillary?
If you watched CNN’s Anderson Cooper throw political batting-practice to Hillary Clinton, you’re supposed to believe that she actually intends to un-stack the deck. By RA Monaco Most people who are “feelin’ the bern” have deafened to the unimaginative discussions about how money will ultimately decide our 2016 presidential election.  We get it—we’re screwed.  And,... Read more »
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Both Sides of the Badge

Both Sides of the Badge
Bill O’Reilly catch phrases like race hustling or race baiting, are the blatant racist code that festers in the already infected wounds of this nation. By RA Monaco Angrily marching into the New Year, the struggle for social change in 2015 will continue to emotionally wear on the nation—coast to coast.  “It’s a very exciting... Read more »

#SonyHack: President Obama Weighs-In

#SonyHack: President Obama Weighs-In
“Imagine the enjoyment of Kim Jong-Un—North Korea’s dictator—watching the U.S. news industry wallow in the slime of Sony’s emails.” By RA Monaco “We cannot have a society in which a dictator in some place can start imposing censorship in the United States,” President Obama told the press during a year-end news conference at the White House. ... Read more »