The Diction of Media

Words popularized by media and politicians many of which are like short cuts that avoid coherent explanation and analysis: “Nuance”, “Nuanced”The word “nuanced” used to mean something like shaded, subtle, perhaps even difficult to explain related in meaning to the word “complicated” which implies difficult to explain, and understand . On October 17, 2012 a … More The Diction of Media

Guess who’re the real bosses?

“ “Trump tells rally crowd: Vote for Bishop in special election By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ALAN FRAM55 minutes ago ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. Many of the president’s comments about the storm have been defending his erroneous claim that Alabama was likely to face significant impact from it. Trump did not mention the matter at Monday’s rally.“(AP) on September … More Guess who’re the real bosses?

One day before NOAA publicised advisories #15-41

“Hurricane Dorian: Trump map mysteriously loops in Alabama” 5 September 2019 Hurricane Dorian https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49587232 The image above originated with ” SETH BORENSTEIN and KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press” but seems to have been picked up by most online media. This copy is from BBC media online publication dated September 5, 2019. September 6, 2019 “From Wednesday, … More One day before NOAA publicised advisories #15-41

Hurricane Advisories #15 through #41 by NOAA and the National Hurricane Center from August 28-September 2

“From Wednesday, August 28, through Monday, September 2, the information provided by NOAA and the National Hurricane Center to President Trump and the wider public demonstrated that tropical-storm-force winds from Hurricane Dorian could impact Alabama. This is clearly demonstrated in Hurricane Advisories #15 through #41, which can be viewed at the following link. The Birmingham National … More Hurricane Advisories #15 through #41 by NOAA and the National Hurricane Center from August 28-September 2

Crazy Man Crazy?

“From Wednesday, August 28, through Monday, September 2, the information provided by NOAA and the National Hurricane Center to President Trump and the wider public demonstrated that tropical-storm-force winds from Hurricane Dorian could impact Alabama. This is clearly demonstrated in Hurricane Advisories #15 through #41, which can be viewed at the following link. The Birmingham National … More Crazy Man Crazy?