Columns by Cal Thomas

Better Press Relations

Toward better relations with the press

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

Before becoming a newspaper columnist I was a broadcast news reporter for local TV stations and occasionally appeared on the NBC radio and television networks. I have some experience at being on the receiving end of hostilities directed at the media.

Where's Conservative Optimism?

What happened to conservative optimism?

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

I had never heard of Milo Yiannopoulos until recently, perhaps because I don’t visit some of the websites where his musings are published.

Trump and the Media

Trump and the media: Demolition derby

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

The traditional media have decided not to take President Trump’s insults lying down. After what may be the strongest — and to his supporters — most thrilling takedown of journalists by any president, Editor and Publisher magazine featured this headline: “Newspapers Aim to Ride ‘Trump Bump’ to Reach Readers, Advertisers.”

Betsy DeVos Interview

A new direction on education

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

My wife, My Love

 

 

Media Denial Doesn't Make Them Right

Major media remain in denial

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

Since Donald Trump’s election, the major media have been trying to figure out what they did wrong, given their fawning coverage of Hillary Clinton and their anti-Donald Trump stories. Didn’t they help twice elect Barack Obama? Why didn’t the formula work this time?

Mostly the media blame voters, talk radio and Fox News, never themselves. One might say they are in denial, a condition that has a medical definition.

The Left's Narrative

The narrative

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

Just days into the Trump administration, the left’s narrative is clear. First, it was that Trump is an “illegitimate” president because he didn’t win the popular vote, claims about “voter fraud” notwithstanding.

Then the left tried name-calling. Unfit. Immoral. Crude. High-handed. Fascist. His supporters stuck with him when similar tactics were tried during the campaign.

Trump Keeping His Promises

Feeling good (so far)

By Cal Thomas

Tribune Content Agency

“It’s a new dawn

It’s a new day

It’s a new life

For me

And I’m feeling good.” — “Feeling Good

 

President Trump’s critics are finding it difficult to stay focused following a flurry of actions taken by the new American CEO.

Pages

Subscribe to Columns by Cal Thomas