The Catholic Church Takes on Racism

March 29, 2018

Can the new Committee Against Racism help the Catholic Church bridge racial divides in America? The Catholic Church has stepped up its efforts to address the growing racial divide in America. During the annual United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held in November 2017, the...

I Am an Enemy of the People

March 16, 2017

If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think. Even before the election of Donald Trump—and his extraordinary declaration that the media are the “enemies of the people”—US journalism was in trouble. According to Gallup polling, American trust in mass...

Breitbart News and the Return of Partisan Journalism

March 09, 2017

The popularity of Breitbart among conservative voters is an outcome of a long-term right-wing campaign against the progressive media. The 2016 presidential campaign was arguably the most divisive and polarized in modern American history. The election of a demagogue like Donald Trump to the White...

Go On, Donald, Make the Media Great Again

March 06, 2017

Donald Trump’s attack on the media is backfiring. Bigly. Having called reporters “the most dishonest people” and dismissed well-established media outlets as “fake news,” Donald Trump has been waging a war on not only the free press, but reality itself. Through his late-night direct...