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December 6, 2018
Reader Opinion: 'I know nothing'
Do you remember Sgt. Schultz from "Hogan's Heroes"? His favorite line when questioned by the prisoners at Stalag 13 was, "I know nothing." It seems many of the Democrats and the media think the same way. They want you to know nothing, hear nothing, see nothing or say nothing. If you...
December 6, 2018 - 2:30am
September 12, 2018
Reader Opinion: First Amendment
As a writer you have to love the First Amendment. That way back when the Constitution was written, they saw fit to allow people to express their opinions through the media. Now that's not to say you can use that freedom recklessly. They also saw fit to have you hauled into a court...
September 12, 2018 - 2:30am
September 6, 2018
Twitter has permanently banned Alex Jones, InfoWars
Twitter said Thursday, Sept. 6, it had "permanently suspended" conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website, Infowars, for sharing a series...
September 6, 2018 - 5:28pm
August 7, 2018
Facebook is asked to change platform rules for journalists and researchers
A group of First Amendment advocates have urged Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to change the social media giant's platform rules to...
August 7, 2018 - 9:34am
August 6, 2018
Newspapers caught up in trade war see tariffs pushing them off cliff
Newspapers in the U.S. are caught up in the fine print of President Donald Trump's trade war, as less attention grabbing tariffs on paper imports...
August 6, 2018 - 10:49am
August 2, 2018
Ivanka Trump says she doesn't consider the media 'the enemy of the people,' disagrees with immigrant family separations
WASHINGTON - Ivanka Trump distanced herself from her father on two high-profile issues Thursday, saying that she did not agree with his characterization...
August 2, 2018 - 7:45pm
July 29, 2018
Reader Opinion: Calm voice of reason
Part of the saving grace of a democracy when it is functioning is that, out of the many competing voices there was always at least one calm voice of reason. Even though that voice did not feed either side of the issue or contribute to the chaos, it was allowed room to be heard and...
July 29, 2018 - 2:30am
June 6, 2018
Trump lashes out at the media, alleging false reporting on wife's absence from public eye
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday, June 6, lashed out at the news media, whom he accused of falsely reporting "vicious" stories...
June 6, 2018 - 10:30am
May 23, 2018
Trump admitted he attacks press to shield himself from negative coverage, Lesley Stahl says
One of the foremost broadcast journalists in the country said this week that President Donald Trump admitted to her that his relentless attacks...
May 23, 2018 - 10:39am
May 9, 2018
Trump muses about yanking news media credentials in response to negative coverage
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday raised the prospect of taking away credentials from news media outlets that he believes are...
May 9, 2018 - 10:29am
April 26, 2018
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
FARGO—An esteemed panel of four local media experts gathered together Thursday afternoon, April 26, to have a healthy discussion on the...
April 26, 2018 - 9:46pm
March 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Editor must be on vacation
The editor of the Dispatch once told me that he "reserved the right" to change the title and content of a submission of mine for reasons of "accuracy and clarity." From what I have seen written in the opinion section lately, either the editor is on vacation or he only changes opinions...
March 16, 2018 - 9:30am
March 9, 2018
Opinion: Media need to acknowledge when Trump does something right
SAN DIEGO—I'm not used to defending President Trump, and I'm even more unaccustomed to feeling sorry for him. Now I'm doing both because...
March 9, 2018 - 10:30am
February 18, 2018
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Attacks on media are old news. They go back to Thomas Jefferson, who was arguably the most passionate freedom of the press champion among the...
February 18, 2018 - 9:27am
January 19, 2018
Reader Opinion: Hmmmm
Watching and listening to the politicians and press with their comments when pontificating the latest "Trumpism" regarding immigration from s-hole locations/countries. Unfortunately the substance of his comment is lost and we have a major distraction from much needed governance problem...
January 19, 2018 - 8:30am