PUBLIC ADVOCACY: a New Year’s Resolution: The rise of investigative journalism?

I’m concerned. What happened to the great author’s and investigative reporters of our time? They existed during Teddy Roosevelt‘s tenure in government, in fact, they ran the journalistic pieces, whether in papers, magazines or books which provided the facts for him to prosecute The Trusts. All the great legislation of 1901-1905 was developed by the … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: a New Year’s Resolution: The rise of investigative journalism?

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Bully Pulpit, then and now

This is an essay on Teddy Roosevelt and the age of Investigative Journalism. I recommend Doris Kearns Goodwin‘s new book about Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard Taft , and the rise of investigative journalism, ” The Bully Pulpit“, a mirror of our own time? 1908 or thereabouts, Ida Tarbell, noted in Doris Kearns Goodwin’s, easily accessible … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Bully Pulpit, then and now

PUBLIC ADVOCACY; My thoughts on media and “man”& a need for Compassion

This is the third week of reading the papers and finding almost nothing of importance , which is why, I’m more convinced then ever, that the social media and independent papers, composed of journalists ,  attorneys and people experienced in various industries will become the purveyors of news. Traditional news has become entertainment like everything … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY; My thoughts on media and “man”& a need for Compassion

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: A Conversation with Peter Orszag

I listened to a Conversation with Peter Orszag, Conducted By The Atlantic’s Interviewer Steve Clemons ( Washington’s Editor at large)  After listening and asking questions, I thought there’s lot’s to worry about.   We’ve  got brilliant self promoting kids, dazzling us with their brilliance and what do they know, they know numbers. They know algorithms … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: A Conversation with Peter Orszag

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Outline of the Mid East, Israel and Iranian Nuclear program Polls

I think I’ve got it? Some of my readers have requested that I conduct a Poll on various topics and generate feedback from my ” voiceofjoyce” Community. I’ve put together a simple list of questions on topics that are of concern to us on the Middle East. If there are any other issues you wish … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Outline of the Mid East, Israel and Iranian Nuclear program Polls