Highlights from the world of opinion, along with the latest editorials from The Oregonian editorial board.
(2 months and 6 days ago)
Three-time All-American guard Skylar Diggins has accomplished many things in her career at Notre Dame, but one thing she still lacks is an NCAA championship. After losing in the national championship game in both 2011 (to Texas...
(1 month and 27 days ago)
CNN's Reliable Sources panel this morning took on the recent Pew study that found MSNBC to be 85% opinion, Fox News 55% opinion, and CNN at 46%. After expressing concerns as to what exactly the survey defined as "opinion" content versus hard "reporting, the panel ultimately concluded that opinion content is "cheapest" to produce, and thus advantageous for ratings.
(1 month and 23 days ago)
History is full of warnings about what happens when people follow public opinion instead of standing by their principles. In its most extreme manifestation, public opinion might well become mob rule when vigilantes take the law into their own hands.
(1 month and 20 days ago)
Deleting the critique of Carmelo Anthony from his Twitter account, and totally shutting @30BernardKing down, was a brilliant career move by Mr. King. Even if he was probably encouraged to do it.
(8 days ago)
Most colours provoke some negative reactions such as “I can’t stand red”... but very few people have a bad word to say about blue
(6 days ago)
David Lloyd gives us his opinion on day three of the first Test in Dunedin. New Zealand continued to dominate against England and they ended the rain-curtailed day on 402-7.
(2 months and 11 days ago)
Wales' most capped player Neville Southall has acclaimed the "brilliant" prospect of two Welsh clubs playing Barclays Premier League football next season.
(30 days ago)
A brilliant business writer and entrepreneur surprised me the other day when he said he didn’t believe he had ever seen business writing that was both compelling and authentic. To the contrary, he thought that the more engaging and literary the writing was, the less truthful it became.
(3 months and 6 days ago)
AUSSIE monarchists have heaped praise on Margaret Thatcher, calling her a "brilliant and decisive" politician who restored national pride in Britain.
(1 month and 8 days ago)
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