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General News    H4'ed 8/4/18

How to Counter Donald Trump's War on the Media; by John Cassidy

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Read this article!"For journalists, the only response to Trump’s war on the media is to keep reporting the news, & analyzing it thoroughly."  But, his words ARE THE NEWS.  All of them need to be carefully considered.  He utters so many, that we all  stop listening!  A teacher watches & listens (I do!). As a playwright, too,  I know if I put words into the mouths of a character —  the audience will know exactly who that character is  —and what  can be expected -- if nothing in the plot changesFor character is all, to me! And, to me, the words he utters do not fit into the mouth of  ANY  American who knows why our founding fathers demanded a free press for our fledgling democracy. His words are not merely newsthey define THIS PRESIDENT! Words Matter! They should matter to all of us; his words do not define a trustworthy defender of The Constitution, or a person who can be trusted! 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

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