Tagged: media

Anita Sarkeesian 7

Pry, Valiente, & ABC: A Study in Corrupt Journalistic Ethics

The following post is going to be addressing an article by Alyssa Pry and Alexa Valiente on ABC’s website, titled Women Battle Online Anti-Women Hate From the ‘Manosphere’.  I bring this up at the start because the purpose of this post is three-fold. 1. To establish that the Fourth Estate – the journalists upon whom we rely to transmit an accurate picture of the world – is hopelessly corrupt.  Not just incompetent (though man of them are that, too), but corrupt.  Their intentional dishonesty is an existential threat to our civilization. 2. To discuss the challenges every journalist and writer...

Icelandic Media Blackout 7

Icelandic Media Blackout

Have you heard any news from Iceland in the past two years?  I sure as heck haven’t – nothing since their currency crashed.  It turns out things are getting interesting there (hat-tip to Texas Arcane).  From the link: ICELAND. No news from Iceland?… why? How come we hear everything that happens in Egypt but no news about what’s happening in Iceland: In Iceland, the people has made the government resign, the primary banks have been nationalized, it was decided to not pay the debt that these created with Great Britain and Holland due to their bad financial politics and a...