“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

Recent Posts in Editorial Bias

Page 1 of 10

Refusal to Vaccinate Should Be a Hanging Offense?

Refusal to Vaccinate Should Be a Hanging Offense?

If you have ever wondered what the opposite of love is, let me tell you… it’s not hate. It’s fear. Yes, I’m aware of the slightly different and perhaps more popular take on that idea by Elie Wiesel: “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” I like both of them, but I lean toward the former. So what breeds fear? Answer: ignorance.

Did Payton Pierson Die of Influenza?

Did Payton Pierson Die of Influenza?

Ten-year old Payton Elizabeth Pierson was reported to have died of influenza on Feb. 9, 2017, according to media sources. The girl, a third grade student at Trinity South Elementary School in Washington, PA, was diagnosed with influenza on the evening of Feb. 4 by doctors at Washington Hospital. Following the diagnosis, which was made through the use of a “rapid nasal test,” Payton…

Media Bias When Reporting Influenza-Related Deaths

Media Bias When Reporting Influenza-Related Deaths

When “flu season” arrives each year, it is accompanied by a surge of media reports about children who have died from influenza. Many of these stories focus on the dangers of contracting influenza, which usually leads to the journalist or media outlet to emphasize the need for everyone to get an annual flu shot regardless of whether it is effective or not. In many cases, the death…

Page 1 of 10