Thursday, March 27, 2008

Considering Both Sides of the News

The major television, radio, newspaper, and web news sources are owned by six corporations who have a common worldview (Media Monopoly, 2000). Where leaders limit their intake of news to these sources, they are seen to parrot these sources in policy development.

Therefore, one of the greatest needs of our day is for leaders to individually break free from the Establishment media spell by reading high-quality well-researched verifiable news analyses.

I recommend subscribing for free to the daily emails from They send approximately three paragraphs each day.

Solomon understood the need for understanding both sides of the news in 1000 BC when he wrote, "The first one to plead his cause seems right, Until his neighbor comes and examines him." (Proverbs 18:17).