Apparently, there’s only one standard for measuring the credibility of opinion these days â€” volume. Let’s look at that through two exceptionally large megaphones: ESPN and Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly. For ESPN, […]
Dr. Denny Wilkins
Dr. Denny Wilkins professes journalism at a small, private university in the Northeast. He has climbed, hiked, kayaked, photographed, skied, and otherwise meandered aimlessly throughout the American West for decades. He has degrees in geology, environmental studies, and communication — and has tried to make use of them as a co-founder of the progressive cultural blog ScholarsandRogues.com. He’s broadly interested in how the world works and why it works that way. He hates writing, although he does like having written well.
My few, fleeting seconds of fame occurred on March 12. Anyone flipping to that page of the 2007 Freedom Forum First Amendment calendar will see a quote from me: Without journalists, others […]
If lawyers annoy you, stop here. That annoyance is going to get much, much worse. Same with bankers, too. By now you know that the candidates for president in 2008 (the well-known […]
I’m so thankful. I no longer have to think. I no longer have to consider facts all by myself and assess them for their meaning. And I owe it all to The […]
From a morning Washington Post chat with columnist Marc Fisher: Washington, D.C.: Posting early … I know you will disagree, but for me NBC’s decision to show the images glorifies and sensationalizes […]
“A man with a gun walks into my classroom.” If you’re a teacher or professor, you’ve probably wondered how you would respond, especially now in the wake of the murders at Virginia […]