Professor and Author Jeffrey Bilbro Talks About His New Book Reading the Times and the Media’s Trust Factor

Professor Jeffrey Bilbro

Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed professor Jeffrey Bilbro to the newsmakers line to discuss his new book Reading the Times, fact-checking, and the changing landscape of news.

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Former U.S. Sen. Bob Corker Talks About Tea Partiers in New Interview with ‘The Atlantic’

Former Sen. Rob Corker

Former U.S. Republican Sen. Bob Corker this granted an exclusive interview to The Atlantic, and he used the occasion to voice his differences with the Tea Party. This, while the writer of the article, Emma Green, touted Corker as someone who called out the “racism” and “moral failings of the Republican Party.

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Tennessee Star National Correspondent Neil W. McCabe Gives Inside Take on Anonymously-Sourced Atlantic Story Attacking Trump

Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed National Correspondent Neil W. McCabe to the show to discuss The Atlantic Story claiming Trump made disparaging remarks about US military members.

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Biden Megadonor Owns the Atlantic and Reportedly Communicates Often with Reporter Behind Anonymously-Sourced Trump Bombshell

The Atlantic’s majority owner has donated over $1.2 million to Democratic candidates and political committees since 2019 while reportedly keeping in close contact with the magazine’s editor-in-chief, who published an anonymously-sourced story Thursday alleging that President Donald Trump denigrated fallen American soldiers.

Billionaire philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, obtained a 70% stake in The Atlantic in 2017 through her firm, the Emerson Collective. In November, she further solidified her control over the magazine after its longtime chairman, David Bradley, said he was going to step away from management, according to Politico.

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