Pantagraph and Social media

By: Diane Benjamin Yesterday the Pantagraph printed an editorial called: Commentary: Social media is hurting America, and 2019 is the year we need to do something about it It was supposedly from the Dallas Morning News with no names attached.  Read it here if you missed it:    https://www.pantagraph.com/opinion/columnists/commentary-social-media-is-hurting-america-and-is-the-year/article_10a43651-9261-5463-8009-d67ea18be67c.html Yes, they claim social media is hurting […]

Pantagraph Editorial

By:  Diane Benjamin Anonymous Editorial writer published one today against Tari Renner:   http://www.pantagraph.com/opinion/editorial/editorial-mayor-needs-to-change-his-ways-and-fast/article_5de7dedd-4ac6-5590-8ebe-f5c1c1f95d2b.html You can decide for yourself why they wrote it. Even though a comment by Bruce Meeks stating he had never sued the City was published in THEIR paper, the writer allowed Renner to claim yet again Bruce has been suing for 5 […]

UPDATE: Pantagraph: Facts Matter

The on-line version has been corrected.  How are they going to correct all those printed copies?  Are there enough to worry about? ______________________________________________ By:  Diane Benjamin If anyone was expecting a hard-hitting editorial by the anonymous writers at the Pantagraph against Tari Renner for once again inflaming the local acrimony Monday night,  you will be […]

Pantagraph LIES!

By: Diane Benjamin Today an editorial writer is attempting to rewrite the history of Japan, Tari Renner, Margot Erhlich, and PCards. I have the minutes of the Sister Cities Committee.  Margot is NEVER listed  as a member or attending a meeting!  The editorial claims she is a member and everybody should ignore the law! If […]

How do we get a real newspaper?

By:  Diane Benjamin Today’s story:  Chamber of Commerce declares “There Are Jobs Out There”. Sure.  Fast food, retail, and jobs with 10 years experience required doing things nobody has every heard of. The average family income isn’t dropping because opportunities abound!  https://blnnews.com/2016/03/14/bloomington-what-citizens-need-to-know/ McLean County – Median household income 2014: $60,460 2000: $67,873 Percent change: -11% […]

Pantagraph: What a waste

By:  Diane Benjamin I planned to do this story yesterday, but then the Matt Sorensen story sidetracked me all day.  My readers are GREAT at giving me tips – this was one of them.  The Pantagraph read is on my site, it still took them an hour to do a story. Yesterday, the paper devoted […]