November 24, 2018

What the heck does quantum physics have to do with fake news, media literacy and critical thinking skills? You could read my recent article in "Pathways," the publication of Ohio Humanities and find out. It's an important issue, focusing on "Democracy and the Informed...

June 30, 2017

As a lobbyist for the Ohio News Media Association, I sometimes see things in politics that make me want to cry, but I’ve only teared up once in seven years.

That happened recently during a committee hearing of the Ohio House of Representatives in Columbus, Ohio. A young...

June 3, 2017

This was also written for my Huffington Post blog. Fake news and dirty tricks are among the themes of both "Season of Lies" and "Killing the Curse."

There’s a difference between being skeptical and cynical.

Skeptical, defined as “not easily convinced,” is what all journa...

May 8, 2017

Bad weather meant time was short for this interview on WXIX in Cincy, but your time is short, too!

Here it is:

 I've done several other recent TV interviews, just in case you can't get enough, here's another one.:

WBKO in...

May 8, 2017

From my recent post for the Huffington Post blog network

John Kasich’s new book, “Two Paths: America Divided or United,” was just released. Reviewers wonder if it’s a window into his soul, an interesting look back to a crazy campaign or an exercise in political calculat...

May 8, 2017

(From my recent post to the Huffington Post blog network)

Among the best-known bits of the late, great comedian George Carlin were his riffs on oxymorons – two words that perhaps don’t belong together. Among his favorites: military intelligence, genuine imitation, gover...

April 1, 2017

So, what does Waddy Wachtel, one of the greatest sidemen in rock 'n roll history have to do with this?You'll see.

We are gearing up for what I hope will be a lot of events. Chicago, Columbus OH, Louisville, Indy and Bowling Green KY already on the schedule. Fred Anderso...

March 29, 2017

From my debut as a blogger at the Huffington Post ...

December was a milepost month for my wife and me. It was finally time for our downsizing, empty-nest move. We’d spent months shedding stuff that no longer mattered or fulfilled any needs. But some items don’t lend th...

February 26, 2017

I have been a journalist in reality or spirit since age 15, when I convinced the editor of the weekly paper in the Chicago suburb of Hoffman Estates where I grew up to let me cover high-school sports for 25 cents a column inch.

Now I'm the president and executive direct...

February 26, 2017

I'll be at the Southern Kentucky Book Festival on April 22 for the first signing even for "Season of Lies." Watch this space for more details on that and future events!

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