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The Spanish-American War

05.31.2003 · Posted in Editorials

The Spanish-American War was the first “media war.” During the 1890s, sensationalistic journalism manufactured dramatic events and was a powerful force that helped propel the United States into war with Spain. Newspaper owners William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer used melodrama, romance, and hyperbole to sell millions of newspapers, a style that became known as ...

NewsMax.com and French Bashing

05.12.2003 · Posted in Editorials

Christopher Ruddy, the former New York Post reporter who fuelled an industry of conspiracy buffs dedicated to the theory that Vince Foster was murdered, was my debating counterpart on Alan Colmes’ Fox News Radio program on Thursday May 8th. Christopher Ruddy is now Editor in Chief of the Newsmax.com website that recently apologized for running ...

A quote from Edward C.Knox

02.01.2003 · Posted in Quotes

No other national or ethnic group appears to get the same continually negative treatment in print media reserved for France and the French, with the possible exception of Arabs or Palestinians, and even there, the treatment is not so much cultural as political, linked to a specific context or event.If one were to substitute, for ...