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Government

Veteran Journalist Slams MSNBC

Does MSNBC = FOX News? One of the roles of Muncie Voice has been a media critic which began with our local Gannett owned newspaper, The StarPress. It quickly expanded to the IndyStar, another Gannett owned newspaper and then on to national and international news. Needless to say, there are very good reasons only 15% […]

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Wellness

Who’s Fighting Against Your Health?

With all the censorship occurring in the media marketplace, my writing has been restricted. With the ISPs now in control of the internet thanks to the Trump appointed FCC, it’s only going to get worse. However, I’ve kept up my daily writing and reading in the morning on Sheila Kennedy’s blog. Sheila is a professor […]

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Culture Government

Media Echo Chambers Double Down on RussiaGate

How Do You Like Your RussiaGate? By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana Blog – Somewhere between two parallel universes lies the truth but I’m not sure Americans want the truth. If social media tests are valid and sociological studies have credibility, we are sorting ourselves out by developing echo chambers or constant feedback loops where similar […]

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Government

Veteran IC Officials Dismiss Russian Hacking

VIPS Dismisses Russian Hacking Story By: Todd Smekens Muncie, IN BLOG -When I read the latest article from Consortium News by veteran IC professionals (VIPS) dismissing the Russian hacking story, I found the timing more than ironic. The reason I haven’t posted in a week is I’ve been researching the power imbalances in our country and […]

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Government

The New York Times Serves the Establishment

The New York Times Slimes Most Popular Politician in the U.S. Muncie, Indiana BLOG – The New York Times has been running plentiful ads on social media claiming to be the leader in “hard-hitting” journalism. I suspect the advertising campaign comes from the restructure at Fox News after the death of Roger Ailes, and the […]

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Government

Indiana Primary Election: Trump and Sanders Show

Muncie, Indiana NEWS – The Indiana primary elections are coming next week on Tuesday, May 3rd to a polling place near your Indiana home. It’s already proving to be one of the biggest shows this year and despite the wins last week by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the Northeast, Indiana’s primary is huge […]