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New Symposium's next event is on January 31. This event is a public forum on the topic "The Future of News in Our Digital Age." It is a panel discussion with audience interaction.
The editorial boards of two large Kansas newspapers have shown how little effort goes into forming the opinions they foist upon our state.
In its coverage of the 2015 election, the Wichita Eagle prints several stories that ought to cause readers to question the reliability of its newsroom.
Wichita Eagle labels hold a clue to the newspaper’s attitude, Kansas Democratic Party income tax reckoning, straight-ticket voting could leave some issues unvoted, and how a minimum wage hike would harm the most vulnerable workers.
How Wichita Eagle news stories label outside organizations is a window into the ideology of the paper's newsroom.
In this excerpt from WichitaLiberty.TV: In its coverage of the recent election, the Wichita Eagle has failed to inform its readers of city and state issues.
Citizens want to trust their hometown newspaper as a reliable source of information. The Wichita Eagle has not only fallen short of this goal, it seems to have abandoned it.
The investigation of a candidate for United States Senator by an appointed board in Kansas raises questions of propriety, and Senator Pat Roberts' use of it in advertising is shameful.
For Pat Roberts executive campaign manager Leroy Towns, political debates are important. At least until your candidate doesn't want to debate.
To help citizens become government watchdogs, the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity is providing a new resource. It's the Watchdog Quiz, and it will help you discover what type of role you will want to fill as a government watchdog.
It’s bad enough when facts are ignored in editorials but ignoring facts and choosing sides in news stories is tantamount to journalistic malpractice, writes Dave Trabert of Kansas Policy Institute.
No wonder the public has been frustrated over the years with perceptions of media bias. It’s not really the bias that’s the problem, but the insistence by some editors that they are untainted by any worldview -- even as they so obviously trumpet one.
What's astonishing is that there are those who believe that American journalism has been controlled or influenced to any significant degree by conservatives, or ruined by conservatives.
A new feature film by Phelim McAleer and Ann McElhinney will present the truth about hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz lies about lying During these convention weeks, advocates on both sides have been fact-checking the other side, and charges are being made…
Today: George Soros: Media Mogul; 'Nullify Now' tour in Kansas City; Krugman: government spending and inflation will save us; Stossel on history; Optimal level of government spending.
Today: "This Week in Kansas," Cato scholar to speak on economic freedom, tea party regional blogs, tax rates still a secret, federal spending oversight, high speed rail, New York Times, taxation.
Today: Political pretense vs. market performance, "Begging for Billionaires," O'Toole on urban planning, Kansas House of Representatives leaders elected, school lessons learned.
As newspapers and other forms of traditional news media experience economic difficulty, a gap has been created that needs to be filled. One of the solutions is the rise of non-profit organizations that have stepped in to provide the watchdog service that investigative journalism provides. Jason Stverak, author of the piece below, is president of the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity, which funds investigative journalism in a growing number of states, including Kansas at Kansas Watchdog. This piece also appeared in National Review Online.