Gilmore, Pataki Miss Filing Deadline for Texas Primary

00 Two bottom-tier Republican presidential candidates have missed the filing deadline for the Texas primary.  Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore and former New York Gov. George Pataki did not submit…

What Gets Asked at Debates–and Who Gets Asked It? – A FAIR study of presidential primary debate questions

00 A FAIR study of presidential primary debate questions Moderators at the presidential primary debates. First row: Bret Baier (Fox), Megyn Kelly (Fox), Chris Wallace (Fox); second row: Anderson Cooper…

Voting with your head or your heart in the Republican nomination race

00 The race for the Republican nomination is now in high gear with a crucial debate on Tuesday night and polls showing movement, especially for Senator Ted Cruz who has…

Looking beyond 2016: Perhaps the Vietnamese Party’s last good chance to get things right

00 For the United States, the era of a “rising China” is a novel challenge. For Vietnam, it’s the reprise of a thousand year old theme. China’s quest for hegemony…

Trump on Cruz: "A Little Bit of a Maniac"

00 Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout. Donald Trump is expanding his criticism of  Ted Cruz, once his closest ally in the Republican race for the White House.…

Credulous Reporting of Deceptive Propaganda Made Planned Parenthood Attack Inevitable

00 James O’Keefe in the pimp get-up he did not wear when he went in to smear ACORN. (image: Fox News) The attack on Planned Parenthood was probably inevitable after…

‘A Woman’s Ability to Pay Her Bills Should Not Be Dependent on the Whims of Customers’ – CounterSpin interview with Saru Jayaraman on the lower wage for tipped workers

00 CounterSpin interview with Saru Jayaraman on the lower wage for tipped workers Janine Jackson interviewed Saru Jayaraman about the issues of tipped workers  for the November 27 CounterSpin. This…

New Hampshire poll finds Rubio gaining ground on Trump

00 A new poll finds Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) gaining ground on Donald Trump in the early-voting state of New Hampshire.The Adrian Gray Consulting poll shows that while Trump is leading Rubio…

Hong Kong, China, and the Umbrella Movement

00   Richard Bush, director of the Center for East Asia Policy Studies and holder of the Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies and also the Michael…

Sensationalism; Keep this in mind when watching, reading and listening…

00 Sensationalism is a type of editorial bias in mass media in which events and topics in news stories and pieces are over-hyped to present biased impressions on events which may…