Here’s a link to my latest article on how the Woodstock Generation should open their minds and listen to today’s rock music artists. It was first published in the Philadelphia Inquirer and then on Huffington Post:
Here is my new Op-Ed on how Pope Francis should emphasize the poor during his visit to Philadelphia in www.newsworks.org , which is WHYY’s website:
Here’s my latest Huffington Post article:
Here is my latest Huffington Post article: Advocacy Journalism is Polarizing Our Country:
Over the past 15 years, as newspaper circulation has declined, more and more people are turning to Advocacy Journalism via websites, talk radio, cable TV, and blogs to get their news. The problem is that many of these blogs and websites are biased, have an agenda, don’t do much fact checking, aren’t edited, and aren’t held accountable when they get facts wrong. TV networks like MSNBC and FOX News and talk radio talk show hosts like Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck have a clearly biased agenda. Yet, many people rely on Advocacy Journalism as their main source of news.
Perhaps most importantly, Advocacy Journalism is polarizing our country.
A new Pew Research Center for the People & the Press poll…. More to come
Here is my Washington Post article on Norty Levine, one of the best 79-year-old basketball players in the country:
Here’s my latest Huffington Post article on the media and Elliot Rodger
I’m quoted in an article by John Timpane in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer on the topic of Hashtag Activism
Here is my latest Huffington Post article on hashtag activism:
The 66th Annual Philadelphia Writers Conference takes place Friday, June 6th through Sunday, June 8th in downtown Philadelphia. It features Lu Ann Cahn of NBC 10 and New York Times best selling author William Lashner, as well as workshops and lectures on fiction and nonfiction, including novels, poetry, nonfiction books, short stories, screenwriting, memoir, humor writing, and much more. If you’re a writer interested in getting published, or have friends or family members who like to write, let them know about the conference. Here’s the website: