Congressman David McKinley (WV-1) refers to the Civil War as the War of Northern Aggression
This afternoon, I worked on a blog post about how West Virginia media have uncritically covered David McKinley (WV-1) on the impeachment issue. (I’ll publish it tomorrow.) In researching the coverage, I noticed that the congressman discussed the issue on Hoppy Kercheval’s talk show on MetroNews Radio last Friday* and so I listened to the . . .
Some stuff I found while looking for other stuff
President Trump has a good reason for everything he does!
Here, Trump explains to Fox & Friends why he didn't like Ukrainian Ambassador Yovanovitch.
According to CBS News:
President Trump attacked former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday, saying she was "not an angel" and . . .
Earlier, Republican jurors/senators met to discuss impeachment strategy
Publicly, a number of Republican senators have declined to comment on the mounting evidence against president Donald Trump citing the possibility that they would later become jurors -- they would weigh the evidence in the Senate trial. For example, here’s West Virginia’s Capito:
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) said she’d . . .
Is Ogden’s “newspapers on the cheap” the only way to go?
No news on yesterday’s front pages
The front page of yesterday’s Wheeling Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register consisted of two word-for-word PR releases and two old articles from another Ogden paper. On page 1 were the following:
West Liberty’s International Month Grows
Other than updating date . . .
Irrelevant news and "handling the truth"
Trump barely makes the front page
As noted in my previous post, President Trump was only referenced once in Friday's Wheeling Intelligencer -- on the last page of the paper in an article about the Kentucky governor's race. Despite Friday being an especially newsworthy day in the impeachment hearings, . . .
Can’t have enough pictures of bridge work!
Looking for President Trump
If you get a chance, take a look at the front page of today's major American newspapers featured at Kiosko. You’ll notice that stories that deal with Trump and impeachment dominate those pages. On the other hand, at the end of the first week of the House investigation into the Trump presidency, our . . .
Our morning “newspaper” continues its efforts to re-elect Senator Capito
Headlines are important. Frequently, it’s all that readers read.
Here’s the headline from The West Virginia Press Association:
U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce more than $7 Million in EDA Grants
Senators Manchin and Capito announce more than $7.9 million for workforce and . . .