Founder’s Folio: Bias and influence in American news media

Chris L. Kenny Business, Headlines

Courtesy of the New York Public LIbrary   We are faced with the difficult challenge of finding truth and the public narrative in a news landscape dominated by special interests, weaponized reactionary culture and media manipulation. In the digital media era where fast-moving news, opinion and narrative are constantly being influenced by outside interests, we must look for ways to …

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Founder’s Folio: Heed lessons of history on money and inflation

Chris L. Kenny Government, Headlines

Early printing of paper money. (Photo from New York Public Library). Inflation has arrived with many of its hallmark indicators. A charged-up economy stoked by shortages, price hikes, money printing and spending is fueling the modern inflation boom. Almost everywhere we look, we see increased prices from lumber and housing to food and clothing, not to mention ever-reducing product sizes …