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School Shootings, Through a Media Filter

Two years ago, I looked at school homicide statistics. Those statistics revealed that despite media hyping of school shootings as some kind of “epidemic,” school shootings were actually both rare and on the decline. What’s more, those same statistics showed, the vast majority of shootings

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Identity Theft: How to Build a Hype

How to build a hype: 1. Read a Bureau of Justice Statistics Report, which finds that: 6.7% of U.S. adults were on the receiving end of “identity theft” last year, but this definition includes “attempted misuse” that was unsuccessful, and the most common way adults

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!