Good, Bad Examples for Better Communication

Good, Bad Examples for Better Communication

Perusing the newspaper provided by my hotel in Bozeman, Montana, offered a couple of lessons in effective communication. One was a positive example while the other could be presented only as a “what not to do” illustration. With the continuing demise of daily...
Fox Is Not a Friend

Fox Is Not a Friend

The complimentary hotel breakfast featured good coffee, fluffy scrambled eggs and a rarity — rightly textured and properly seasoned grits. And, despite persistent rains, a skyline view was making an early morning appearance. Yet, one of the two televisions was tuned...
Moral Values Mold Public’s View of Journalism

Moral Values Mold Public’s View of Journalism

Public trust of journalists has been in decline for decades in the U.S. A recent study conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research (AP-NORC) suggests that a key factor is skepticism about several core journalistic principles. Five core...
Standing for Truth – And the Right to Tell It

Standing for Truth – And the Right to Tell It

The alliance between white evangelicals and Donald Trump hurt the witness of Christians in our country and around the world. While many commentators have noted this over the past few years, one area not often discussed comes with the treatment of the press. The former...