Newcomer Media and it’s Affect on Millenials

Mainstream media (MSM) has been vigorously challenged by newcomer media since the turn of the century – especially when it comes to reach.  Forms of mainstream media include newspapers, broadcast television (specifically older networks like CBS, ABC, PBS), and radio; of which slowly but surely are losing their influence amongst the population.  Clearly this is no secret.…

Culture of Fear at the RNC

The past few months have been truly trying times in America, regarding the senseless violence that continues to divide our nation.  It seems like terrorism, racism, police brutality, and civil unrest have been the only topics pulsating through the media as of late.  In the closing months to the 2016 election the remaining two candidates…

The Orchestra Pit Theory

“It goes like this: a presidential candidate can give the most important speech of his career on a topic that is the number one priority of the voters, but if he falls into the orchestra pit on his way off the stage, all the networks and newspapers will report the stumble and ignore the speech.” – Roger Ailes…

The Grand Old Party – literally.

The Republican National Convention is less than a week away and atmosphere Cleveland is noticeably shifting.  Some of the 50,000 out-of-staters expected at the RNC are beginning to check into their hotel rooms and mentally prepare for the irrefutable, anticipated controversy involving Trump and the GOP.  Among these convention-goers are politicians, journalists, broadcasters, and veterans.  However,…

Comments on WSJ Blog Post

Blog writing is different than any other style of writing.  Some values remain across all platforms, but writing for a blog allows for more freedom when it comes to opinion, personality, and bias.  The point of a blog is to write about what you want to write about; after all it is yours.  That being said, it can…

RNC2016 – About

I am beyond excited to announce that I have received a once-in-a-lifetime offer to intern for NBC at the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland.  For the next few weeks, I will be posting about the convention daily on the “RNC Updates” drop-down under the RNC2016 tab above.  Here you can follow along with my experience at…