Column: Media, Myths, and the Minimum Wage
WASHINGTON - Right-wingers like to convince themselves that something is true then repeat it ad nauseum hoping that the rest of us will come to believe it as well. Surprisingly, they have had some success with this strategy.
Is The National Media To Blame For Newtown?
Everyone is still searching for answers for the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut Friday. National news organizations going so far as to try to interview surviving kids and grieving parents, all for ratings. Talk shows will spend weeks talking about gunman Adam Lanza. The question is, is the media sensationalizing murderers like Lanza turning real life into a copy of Oliver Stone's "Natural Born Killers"?