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?
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
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
A lot of countries are doing it. Their governments have been so corrupt for so long that they are throwing everyone in office out of office. Where is Mr Smith when we need him. Instead we have everyone prancing around as the Red Queen and 300,000,000 are being assassinated. I like to know when I … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: On the lighter side/ 2 great movies
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
Hi there: thanks to updates in my technology, 3 posts were released while they were still drafts. They will be published but require editing. Sorry for the mix up. When published, I do hope you will enjoy the Posts and comment. 1. A conversation with Peter Orszag 2. Financial Reforms 3. Outline for the Poll … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: 3 new drafts/ to be Published
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