Daily Archives: August 27, 2019


MIT director resigns over university’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein

The New York Post has the article MIT director resigns over university’s ties to Jeffrey Epstein.

A director at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s prestigious Media Lab is resigning — because he’s “ashamed” over the research center’s link to Jeffrey Epstein, according to a new report.

When I disowned MIT for accepting money from David Koch to build a building named after him, I had in mind the pernicious influence people like this would have over MIT. Here is another perfect example of being too eager to accept money from anybody who is willing to give it. If bribery with child prostitution is part of the picture, it is far worse than I imagined.


Op-Ed: Bernie Sanders on his plan for journalism

Columbia Journalism Review has the Op-Ed: Bernie Sanders on his plan for journalism.

When I am president, my administration will put in place policies that will reform the media industry and better protect independent journalism at both the local and national levels.

Now here is an indication that at least one Presidential candidate has a deep understanding of the crisis in journalism. What other candidate has detailed plans for reversing the harmful trends when he or she is President?