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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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Government

‘Economic Elite’ Buy Shills (Craig Ladwig) – Lie to Hoosiers

(illustration by Brad Jonas for Pando) MUNCIE, Indiana – According to a recent article from T. Craig Ladwig, executive director of Indiana Policy Review, Americans, and specifically Hoosiers, are learning the tricks of the “Political Elite” and will set them straight. Here is his quote exactly: Because every couple of generations going back, say, to […]

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Business Community Culture Government

Governor Mike Pence Needs to Spend Time in Muncie

MUNCIE, Indiana – Every state leader wants to see their residents happy so they’ll want to stay and raise their families. While Governor Mike Pence denies, or plays coy, about his plans to run for president in 2016, his actions tell a different story. He’s almost trying too hard to get the attention of the […]

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Business

Who Looks Worse Post Hiatt Deal – BSU or Gannett?

What Grades Do We Give Gannett and Ball State? Local resident Chris Hiatt has been sharing his displeasure across social media channels regarding the “cozy relationship” between the StarPress and Ball State University. According to Hiatt, it would seem that the pages of our local newspaper are used as a “public relations department” for Ball […]

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Business

Gannett Editor Applauds American Socialism

(Photo courtesy of www.sharari.com) Gannett Editor Applauds American Socialism Last week, Muncie Voice shared an article on our Facebook page called, Everyday Socialism, American-Style, Is Happening Now, which was an excerpt from Guy Alperovitz’s new book called, What Then Must We Do: Straight Talk About the American Revolution, and almost right in line with the […]

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Wellness

Medical Industry Requires Further Reforms

We’ve talked numerous times on Muncie Voice about a variety of systems requiring transformation as we face a new era in the United States. One industry barely altered over the past several decades is the medical industry. Barack Obama pushed through comprehensive reforms, but by the time lobbying groups and politicians completed hacking through the […]

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Government

Crony Capitalism is Undermining This Nation

(photo courtesy of takomabibelot/Flickr) The question is, “Have you had enough of crony capitalism and all the usual players receiving the usual breaks?” While the Tea Party across the country chants, “No more taxes!” and force their 2010 conservative right-wing ideologues to take a stand for “American Patriotism” to eliminate the evil public unions who […]

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Government

Liberal or Mainstream Media?

After the republican presidential candidate loss, the immediate response from those who occupy the “Wingdom of the Far Right” started blaming the “liberal media”. Apparently, the liberal media is defined as any source to the left of conservative media source Fox News. From the comments across social media platforms, Fox News viewers and pundits believe […]

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Culture

Why a Citizen Press is Essential?

When America began after a successful revolution, its citizens decided there should be a government, but it had to be accountable to the people. This meant that the people had to know what the government was doing so it could make informed decisions and use their freedom by exercising a ballot for the candidate who […]