Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Where were the watchdogs in Clark?

It has been a while since I submitted a letter to the editor but I had an angle and the Star Ledger decided to print it yesterday (second letter here) even using my links.

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NJ Pension Fund Savior

There are a lot of frustrating aspects to living in New Jersey. This is number one:

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News and How to Use It

Subtitled “What to believe in a Fake News world”, the book, an alphabetical dictionary of terms, presents less of a narrative and more of an opportunity for skimming and sampling.

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The Truth About COVID-19 (Book)

Who are the knuckleheads here?

This book points the finger the other way and it’s ongoing (though at least he’s not closing parks again).

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The Truth About COVID-19 (Foreword)

Super-spreaders of misinformation (stalkers or the stalked?):

A reason for the stalking would have been this book which, thanks to one of the few reasons to stay in New Jersey (their library system), I was able to pick up today in Edison. The full CCN clip is below the excerpts from the forword by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

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Nightmare Scenario (II)

Subtitled “Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History” this book covers the period from January 24, 2020 to October 30, 2020 laying out what you would have expected had happened to get us to where we are now.

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New Jersey Monitor

The New Jersey Monitor staff. From left, Sophie Nieto-Muñoz, Dana DiFilippo, Terrence T. McDonald and Nikita Biryukov

These guys started up a website yesterday (added to the links at the right). They are part of a “nonprofit news operation that depends on support from people like you to produce high-quality journalism without advertising, subscription fees or paywalls.”

Good idea, but….

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Nightmare Scenario (I)

Subtitled “Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History” this book covers the period from January 24, 2020 to October 30, 2020 laying out what you would have expected had happened to get us to where we are now.

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Me Asking the Governor

Gov. Phil Murphy was taking YOUR questions on News12 New Jersey this afternoon. Mine was on property taxes and political corruption. I leave it to you to decide if I got an acceptable answer.

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NJ Penlight On NJ Pensions

NJ Spotlight’s lead story today is a fluff piece on New Jersey politicians making a record pension payment at the beginning of the year with loads of cheery quotes and no relevant context.

What did they miss and why are they putting out propaganda for the state?

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