Trump is wrong; the news media is #NotTheEnemy

But they must prove themselves to a skeptical public. How? Stick fast to ethical principles, and call out those whose reporting is irresponsible

Trump is wrong; the news media is #NotTheEnemyCALGARY, Alta. Feb. 20, 2017/ Troy Media/ - It was a swift, and effective blow that struck at the heart of the very belief system and raison d'être of journalists everywhere. When Donald Trump sent his now infamous Twitter missile late last week (see below) falsely proclaiming the news media as “the enemy of the American…

Imagine a day without responsible journalism

As we observe World AIDS Day, a key tool in the ongoing fight against intolerance, bigotry and oppression is under threat

Imagine a day without responsible journalismCALGARY, Alta. Nov. 29, 2016/ Troy Media - Queen singer Freddie Mercury. Tennis great Arthur Ashe. Gunsmoke’s Amanda Blake (Miss Kitty), and Brady Bunch dad Robert Reed. As we pause on World AIDS Day (Dec. 1) to remember these and others lost to the insidious disease that was once thought to affect only gay men and IV…

What you can do to keep responsible journalism alive

Think about what a potential “Day Without Responsible Journalism” could mean

What you can do to keep responsible journalism aliveCALGARY, Alta. Nov. 29, 2016/ Troy Media/ - If you value news reported in the public interest, democracy and human rights, and facts that are rigorously reported and verified, then please think about what a potential “Day Without Responsible Journalism” could mean. Thankfully, there are several actions we can each take to ensure that day…

Liberal myopia led to Donald Trump’s election

Instead of remembering to fight for social justice for all, liberals unwittingly narrowed their focus to suit their prejudices

Liberal myopia led to Donald Trump’s electionCALGARY, Alta. Nov. 11, 2016 /Troy Media/ - Having lived in southern California for 25 years before returning to my native Calgary, this week’s U.S. election results hit me hard. Like the majority of those on my social media feeds – and presumably much of the mainstream media – I had much faith that a…