Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

When did the party game called Telephone turned into an obscene call?

I was reminded about Telephone when I worked for Malcolm Forbes. Every morning, he’d dictate his editorials, but did not do so without developing his own point of view first — by checking what the New York Times, the Wall … Continue reading

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I’m going to shock you: facts and fakes in ads

When Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, let it leak that the website would not even attempt to monitor politicians’ (purchased) ads for lies, a lot of people got righteously mad. One of them was Elizabeth Warren, who has openly … Continue reading

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The NFL, players who kneel and the law

A few weeks ago I was at a friend’s gathering–Yom Kippur break fast–when I found myself in an argument with a man whose name I didn’t even know. But I did know that he didn’t know what he was talking … Continue reading

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