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Posts tagged as “Pradyot Sharma”

Real news is about truth, not sensation

Public service journalism demands that we report on relevant hot topics. Sometimes this may involve the mistakes of an organization or individual being cast in the limelight, leading people to ask, “Why are you concerned with my business?” Any fair journalist must be willing to answer this serious question before they take on an issue. An Read More

Hearings evidence Kavanaugh wrong choice for top court

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor While the Senate hearings on the sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh did not bring conclusive evidence to warrant closure, Kavanaugh’s statements and body language showed us he is not temperamentally fit for the top court.  Throughout the hearing, Kavanaugh seemed more like a candidate fighting for political office Read More

Opinion: McCain’s legacy is a lesson in bipartisanship

Pradyot Sharma Opinion Editor While answering questions at a town hall meeting in Lakeville, Minnesota, during the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican candidate John McCain was told by a supporter about the then-Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama: “I can’t trust Obama. I have read about him, and he is not… he is an Arab.” McCain cut her Read More