Stop Sharing Those Viral Photos of the Amazon Burning

August 23, 2019

The hashtag #AmazonRainforest was trending on Twitter Wednesday, with many users outraged that the mainstream media was not sufficiently reporting on the fires that have ravaged the world’s largest rainforest. There are very real fires burning in the Amazon and they do deserve more coverage, but there’s a big problem with this viral campaign: Most of the photos claiming to show the fires are fakes. The Amazon has experienced more than…

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Baltimore Sun journalist on CNN says press should stop being afraid of their bias against ‘evil’ Trump being seen as biased

July 31, 2019

In a stupendous and possibly unprecedented display of absolute clueless lack of self-awareness, a print journalist appearing as a guest on CNN Sunday argued that journalists are afraid to “forcefully” convince people to vote against Trump because then people might mistakenly think of them as biased. What, guy?? Before we go too far down the road of mocking this as a sole voice of incoherence, it’s important to point out…

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How to Write a Paragraph in 2019 (Yes, the Rules Have Changed)

June 22, 2019

Writing is tricky. The same piece of content that earns you an A+ on your midterm would be marked as spam or deleted from a blog editor’s inbox. Why is that? Well, one reason is what constitutes a good paragraph differs from medium to medium. How to write a paragraph for your college professor is different than writing a paragraph for a popular blog. The good news? In this post,…

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