Anyone wondering why there is so much violence in our culture need only tune into Season Two of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” where they will see graphic depictions of sexual violence and a revenge plot that involves the planning of a school shooting – all contained in a show aimed at teenagers.
Even though the mainstream media devoted a steady stream of breathless coverage during a school walkout to protest gun violence, there was barely a peep from the media when it came to covering another this week’s protest against the unjust taking of innocent lives.
Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Once again, the ladies on The View crossed the boundaries of American decency by likening Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith to “mental illness” which has sparked outrage across the country.
In this year’s Message for World Communications Day, which falls on May 13, Pope Francis delivers a blistering critique of fake news, equating it to the “snake-tactics” of the devil who used it to fool Eve, and said it’s only purpose is to the “deceive and manipulate the reader.”