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"INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM AND YOUR FREEDOM"
September 17, 7pm at CCU Beckman Center
With Hannah Giles of the American Phoenix Foundation
Her undercover work at age 20 brought down ACORN
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Not only are most of the media biased in their reporting, contends the new book “Left Turn,” but their liberal bias has made the American voting public considerably more liberal than it would otherwise be—which means that if the average … Continue reading
With its three-part series in late August, “Muslim in America: Ten Years after 9/11,” the Denver Post was doing exactly what the news media in a free society ought to do: explore behind the headlines and establish context for public … Continue reading
New hydraulic fracturing regulations won’t keep the public safe,” warned someone named Sam Schabacker in a Denver Post opinion piece [ http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_18436003 ] on July 10. Horrors! My first reaction was to don a gas mask, double-lock the doors, and … Continue reading
The Project on News in the 21st Century, conducted by Colorado Christian University through its Centennial Institute think tank, was launched in July 2011 as a joint initiative in classroom instruction and civic engagement to address the growing concerns of … Continue reading
Back in 1835, in his great book Democracy in America, the Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville announced something he found in this country that “actually surpasses belief” – the extraordinary number of periodical and occasional publications.
“Be seekers of truth” is one of the strategic objectives of Colorado Christian University. It also is – or should be – the purpose of journalism. Yet, today we see the news media losing their way, fractured by technology and … Continue reading
Natural human interest in the salacious apparently spans at least two millennia. Virgil’s Aeneid (25 B.C.) remarks upon “rumor, than whom no other evil thing is faster.” Already in the 1860s, C.H. Spurgeon could cite as an “old proverb” the … Continue reading