5G Technology Threatens to Interfere with Weather Forecasting.

So much depends on our ability to forecast the weather. At first, Hurricane Harvey didn’t look too bad.  In Houston, the City’s Integrated Warning Team kept watch but were not worried.  What had first appeared to be nothing too threatening had become extraordinarily ominous: hundred-thirty-mile-per-hour winds and forty-five inches of rain in a swirling cascade … Continue reading 5G Technology Threatens to Interfere with Weather Forecasting.

“How We See Disinformation.” A New Reuters/Ipos Poll.

         A new poll for the Columbia Journalism Review found "The American Landscape has been infiltrated by disinformation." This public opinion poll was conducted by Reuters/Ipsos between September 20 - 23, 2019 in English, throughout the United States.  It gathered responses from 1,115 adults and has a credibility interval, a measure of … Continue reading “How We See Disinformation.” A New Reuters/Ipos Poll.

“White House Revokes Press Passes for Dozens of Journalists.”

As reported in the Columbia Journalism Review by Mathew Ingram / May 9, 2019 IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE an unprecedented move, the White House revoked the press passes of a significant chunk of the Washington press corps because they didn’t meet a new standard, according to Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank. Under the new rules, … Continue reading “White House Revokes Press Passes for Dozens of Journalists.”

Why Did The New York Times Grant Anonymity to the Op-Ed Writer?

    WHO WROTE THE OP-ED? Why did the opinion side of The New York Times get it, and did they consider handing it over to the reporting side? Why did the paper decide to grant anonymity? These are just a few of the questions dominating  political and media conversations this morning, after The New … Continue reading Why Did The New York Times Grant Anonymity to the Op-Ed Writer?

Announcement: Internal Revenue Service Approves Vero Communiqué 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Status.

Effective January 1, 2018 the Internal Revenue Service approved T. T. Hardy Online Media Corp., doing business as Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit public organization. Vero Communiqué now becomes one of roughly 85 non-profit on-line news sites in the United States. (Source: Columbia University Journalism Review.)  It is now one of three in … Continue reading Announcement: Internal Revenue Service Approves Vero Communiqué 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Status.