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Esteemed Journalism Centers Veer More Openly Left

Jim Stinson, In the age of Trump, the arbiters of ethical press behavior show more bias. Despite upheavals in the way Americans consume news, liberals still control powerful perches overseeing much of the U.S. media, and still dominate the levers of control of journalism education, and influence over direction. Within this sector, dissent is not

The Word of the Year—“Post-truth”—So Fitting

Jerry Newcombe, Oxford Dictionaries has named “post-truth” its word of the year for 2016. How fitting. Oxford says it’s “an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.’” In the last two months we have witnessed the

Obama Crowns Himself to a Third Term

Larry Elder, Still shell-shocked from his party’s Nov. 8 beating, President Barack Obama said, “I’m confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could’ve mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it” to win a third term. When the upstart New York Jets’ Joe Namath of the

Mr. Trump, it’s time to make Washington part of America again

Jonathan Bronitsky, For perhaps the first time ever, it’s not necessarily “cool” in DC to have grown up in a big city and attended an elite college or university. This is one of the more important, yet subtle, developments for our republic resulting from Trump’s victory. And it’s a positive one that should be capitalized

Trump eschews Ivy Leagues in favor of business acumen for cabinet

Harvard crimson may be a prominent color in the offices of the Obama administration, but that looks to change as President-elect Trump transitions to the White House. Unlike Obama – who mined the faculties of Harvard and other Ivy League schools to fill his cabinet and top level administrative posts – Trump has so far

A Harvard student’s open letter to the delicate flowers of the Ivy League

Jacob Russell, So your candidate lost. You have a right to be upset, frustrated and angry, but you also have an obligation to be respectful to others and to the will of the American people. Intellectual hypocrisy continues every day on campuses, where opinions that are not the norm are vilified or silenced. Imagine if

‘Favors’ to Blacks, Left-wing solutions that do more harm than good

Thomas Sowell, Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor — off the record — what his response to them was. He said, “I give them all A’s and B’s. To hell with them.” Since many of

Thomas Sowell: The University of Chicago’s bold stand against campus fascists

We have gotten so used to seeing college presidents and other academic “leaders” caving in to so many outrageous demands from little gangs of bullying students that it is a long overdue surprise to see a sign that at least one major university has shown some backbone. Dr. Robert J. Zimmer, president of the University