Few reasons for optimism today

I like to think of myself as an optimist. A “glass-is-half-full” kind of guy. But looking out at the political landscape, there is simply no way to break the path we’re on without massive social changes, which will come neither easily nor without pain. Why the pessimistic outlook? Look at what’s transpired to put us […]

I am not your enemy

The failed press. Enemies of the American people. Fake news. It’s hard to describe the pain a lifelong journalist feels when the president of the United States utters such words to describe my life’s work. After 25 years in the media, I now teach journalism and tell my students about the important role of the […]