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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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Government

Russian Hacking: Social Engineering vs Ethical Journalism

Russian Hacking Story is Manipulation of American Public By: Todd Smekens Muncie, Indiana¬†BLOG– The case of Russians hacking the Democratic National Committee, along with Julian Assange and his website, Wikileaks, has some incredible teaching points for Americans. Especially, Americans who suffer from amnesia, or those who mostly follow their favorite nightly news anchor on television. […]

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Business Government Spiritual

America’s Transformation is Painstaking

America’s Transformation Begins In Chaos Muncie, Indiana NEWS – With each new discovery and article written over the past several years, I’ve declared, “America is at a turning point.” However, it’s really just me uncovering a new truth needing absorbed, and then shared – critical thinking skills in practice. Are we ready for solutions? I […]

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Journalism Suffers Because Media Owned by Capitalists

Muncie, Indiana¬†NEWS– While our first blog postings were about politics and wellness, our media start-up in Middletown, USA, quickly became a research project on journalism in Indiana and across the United States. All the latest polls shows we have lost trust in media, and journalists are abandoning the major publishers and venturing out on their […]

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Government

Gannett Upset Over Pence’s State Run News Service

Muncie, Indiana NEWS – It’s not every day we get to look upon our friends at Gannett News media to publish a piece which helps prove our point, but today was one of those days. Governor Mike Pence’s communication’s office let slip that they are starting a state-run news service, funded by taxpayers, called “JustIN”. […]

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Business Government

Why Republicans Changed Their Minds About Obamacare

Gallup Captures How Easily Republicans Change Their Minds Contrary to Factual Evidence MUNCIE, Indiana – According to a recent Gallup Poll, when George W. Bush was President in 2006, 70% of Americans wanted the Federal Government to provide health care insurance to them. Mainly because the Middle Class became the working poor after NAFTA was […]

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Government

Censorship: Ball State and The StarPress Play a Role

MUNCIE, Indiana – As I mentioned before Ball State’s $8.1 million swindle, or embezzlement, or investment loss, we’ve been working on this article involving how censorship has become a cultural norm. Of course, Ball State administrators and Board of Trustees won’t consider hiding their lack of “vetting and financial controls” from the public as censoring […]

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Business Government

Richest Capitalists: Are They Our Systemic Problem Solvers?

MUNCIE, IN – We receive lots of communication at Muncie Voice from blog posts, newsletters, to audio and video files which we scan for information our readers will appreciate to help them make informed decisions. We don’t have a capitalist agenda which means we want to represent a true picture of journalism as our founders […]

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Culture

Three Ages of Journalism

A Closer Look: Three Golden Ages of Journalism? by Paul Steiger, ProPublica This morning, ProPublica founder and executive chairman Paul Steiger received the William Allen White Foundation National Citation from the University of Kansas’s White School of Journalism and Mass Communications in Lawrence. Here are his remarks. I’m honored to be here in Lawrence for […]

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Business Culture

Why Journalism Will be Redefined in 2014

Muncie, Indiana – There has been much written about the National Security Agency (NSA) and the documents obtained by Edward Snowden as a contract employee for the federal government. A simple Google search will show many opinions about Mr. Snowden – opportunist or hero. We urge you to do a search for a different reason […]