In my daily column covering the press and the numerous means and methods they use to contort the news narratives, I organize their actions with a number of categories. The wealth of content they provide is tough to keep straight at times, but the task is made easier using some tactics the press deplores; namely, recording and research.
There was quite a bit of mayhem from the press last year, so organizing the chaos is a task, but one made easier by a basic motivator – it is rather enjoyable scorching their smug attitudes. So to display the various ways the journalists and news outlets committed media malpractice throughout 2021, we will award the worst performances seen from the “Riffed from the Headlines” column this past year. The nadir of the industry follows…
BOTH KINDS OF STANDARDS – When the press makes a declaration, it is usually in conflict with a previous declaration made in the press. Here are a few of the top contradictions seen last year.
– CNBC gave a helpful listing of what they deemed the Best and Worst States in which to live. It is unclear how it weighted the criteria, but it certainly was not based on