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Can YOU be a reporter? Citizens Journal writer training: July 12 & 26 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Newbury Park

Can YOU be a reporter? Citizens Journal writer training: July 12 & 26 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Newbury Park

CitizensJournal.us Announcement   We are offering applied training sessions for aspiring and current journalists. Can we duplicate a four year journalism degree program in just a couple of sessions? Of course not. But it is amazing what we can do/have done with people with ability and desire. The course is designed specifically for Citizen Journalists […]

Mexico Ends 2017 Tied with Syria as Most Dangerous Country for Journalists

Mexico Ends 2017 Tied with Syria as Most Dangerous Country for Journalists

MEXICO CITY – Mexico is closing out 2017 – tied with Syria – as the world’s most dangerous country for journalists, with 12 reporters murdered during the year, the highest yearly total in its history. Twelve journalists also were killed in wartorn Syria during 2017. Although Reporters Without Borders (RSF) registered a global decline in […]

Tina Brown: When ‘Crazed’ Jackie O Came to Dinner With Claws Out

Tina Brown: When ‘Crazed’ Jackie O Came to Dinner With Claws Out

This excerpt is taken from Tina Brown’s new book, The Vanity Fair Diaries, 1983-1992. The excerpt appears in full in Daily Beast and was published 11.19.17 12:00 AM ET. While editing ‘Vanity Fair’ in the ’80s and ’90s, Daily Beast founder Tina Brown confided some of her best dish to her now published diary, including this gem about […]

CNN makes journalist crazier

CNN makes journalist crazier

 . By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   Benin in the heart of West Africa on a two week business trip. There are worse places to be. The people are friendly and anxious to please. The food is excellent thanks in part to the positive influence from being a former colony of France. Health […]

Truth and the News — Panel at Reagan Library examines the Media

Truth and the News — Panel at Reagan Library examines the Media

By George Miller and Debra Tash “No net bias in the news,” half of the public gets news from social media,  said keynote speaker Pepperdine University partnered with the Ronald Reagan and Lyndon B. Johnson’s Presidential Libraries to present what was billed as a Media Literacy Forum: “Truth and the News.”  The event kicked off […]

California Passes Bill to Jail Reporters Who Film Undercover Footage at Planned Parenthood

California Passes Bill to Jail Reporters Who Film Undercover Footage at Planned Parenthood

3 Reasons This Bill to Protect Planned Parenthood Should Fail

3 Reasons This Bill to Protect Planned Parenthood Should Fail

After David Daleiden secretly filmed Planned Parenthood employees discussing the dismemberment and sale of parts of aborted human babies, medications you may recall, dosage a Texas grand jury indicted him, but not Planned Parenthood, for trafficking human organs. Daleiden is the head of the pro-life Centers for Medical Progress, which last year released the series […]

Note to Media: Less Maine, More Socrates, Please

Note to Media: Less Maine, More Socrates, Please

By Thomas L. Knapp When I search for the phrase “here’s what we know,” Google returns 9.4 million results. A depressing proportion of those results are the headlines or ledes of news stories about then-current events. For example (I’m writing this on July 8, 2016), “Here’s What We Know About Confirmed Dallas Shooter Micah Xavier […]

Political-media establishment declares war on the American people

Political-media establishment declares war on the American people

by LAWRENCE SELLIN, PHD August 26, 2015 Editor’s note: CitizensJournal.us was founded to help counter some problems Col. Sellin discusses here   Just after the 1896 election between the victor, establishment Republican William McKinley and Populist Democrat William Jennings Bryan, Mrs. Henry Cabot Lodge, wife of the Republican Senator from Massachusetts, wrote: “The great fight is won, a […]

Battle for America– Reinforcements Needed Now! (Advertisement for CitizensJournal.us)

Battle for America– Reinforcements Needed Now! (Advertisement for CitizensJournal.us)

Above and below: Ventura County, CA scenes Tired of the “controlled media?” We’re starting a regional “Citizens Journal” project and need your help!!! “Battle for America- Sounds a bit dramatic, huh? But, we really are engaged in a battle for the heart and soul of the USA. Our nation was founded on the ideals of […]