Pantagraph bias

By:  Diane Benjamin Sometimes the biased reporting of the Pantagraph is clear. Gee, they left one word out of the following:    https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/mcbride-to-run-again-for-normal-council/article_2343d2f9-03af-5b94-833c-eb1310ce6228.html Chissell was just elected in March.  I’m betting she was the only person running, but BECVOTE.org doesn’t have the primary election results posted:     http://www.becvote.org/wordpress/electiondatesandoffices/pastresults/ Keep that in mind when Democrats say the […]

Update: Media Bias

See what the Wall Street Journal headline was:    http://www.morningstar.com/news/dow-jones/TDJNDN_201801261459/caterpillar-breaks-losing-streak-wsj.htm   By:  Diane Benjamin The Pantagraph claims to pay big bucks for Associated Press stories.  Below is why they need to knock it off! This headline appeared on January 25th, the story is by Associated Press: Caterpillar posts 4Q loss on tax charge, but adjusted EPS […]

Pantagraph-working against you

By:  Diane Benjamin A few weeks ago the Pantagraph deleted and closed comments on a Letter to the Editor critical of Mayor Renner’s plans to redevelop downtown.    https://blnnews.com/2015/11/05/pantagraph-reaches-a-new-low/ Yesterday  a story about downtown redevelopment appeared – No Comments Allowed. The Pantagraph is a private company, so they can do whatever they want. However, citizens have […]

For Truth in Reporting – get it from another country

US government shutdown: Obama’s welfare socialism sparked this crisis, not the Constitution Source:  http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/timstanley/100239347/us-government-shutdown-obamas-welfare-socialism-sparked-this-crisis-not-the-constitution/ One thing often heard in media commentary on the shutdown: what must the Chinese think when the US can’t even keep its government open? The correct answer: who cares? China’s a communist state – its government never sleeps. America’s a democracy […]

Making the News, Not Reporting It – Why Did the Networks Ignore the Facts?

By Editor-in-Chief on July 24, 2013 The February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin might never have happened if school officials in Miami-Dade County had not instituted an unofficial policy of treating crimes as school disciplinary infractions. Revelations that emerged from an internal affairs investigation explain why Martin was not arrested when caught at […]