The Gates Episode


As a single parent of two teenagers, aged only thirteen months apart, I had (over many years) found myself embroiled in seemingly intractable situations. Arguments over the slightest infractions by one or the other were often met with inflexibility.

Credibility and Corrections


The currency of journalists is “credibility.”  It is something hard won and not automatically acquired.  When lost, credibility is difficult (if not impossible) to get back.  Journalists are always defending themselves against charges of bias, favoritism and preference.  The most aggressive defense against those charges is an environment of transparency. Readership must be comfortable withContinue reading “Credibility and Corrections”

Citizens United—Corporate Influence and a Free Press


“The defendant Corporations are persons within the intent of the clause in section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which forbids a state to deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. ” –Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific R. Co., 118 U.S. 394Continue reading “Citizens United—Corporate Influence and a Free Press”

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