June 21, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: KC Star

KC Star in the running for journalistic malpractice award

If there was an award for journalistic malpractice, the Kansas City Star would be a leading contender. The most recent…

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KC Star, KU prof consciously deceive Kansans on the flat tax

Tony Botello, the self-described ‘left-leaning’ brain behind the Tony’s KC blog, describes the Kansas City Star’s latest resurrection of the…

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KC Star pushes Kelly for governor with school funding lie

A guest column in today’s Kansas City Star by a retired teacher makes an outrageously false claim about school funding…

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KC Star makes false accusations on Parents Bill of Rights

Yesterday, a Kansas City Star article alleging that the Parents Bill of Rights legislative hearings wasn’t fair to transparency opponents…

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Hospitalizations and deaths much lower with Omicron

A report from the BBC says the Omicron COVID variant is much milder, and very early results indicate that certainly…

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SMSD, board president Heather Ousley attempt to stifle speech

Shawnee Mission school board of education, led by President Heather Ousley, made several attempts to stifle speech at the May…

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KC Star: government institutions matter, not students

The Missouri Legislature put student needs first in passing the state’s first school choice program, and parents are thrilled.  People…

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Kansas City Star education deceit throws kids under the bus

The Kansas City Star is notorious for false and misleading claims (see here, here, and here), but even for them,…

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Kudos to KC Star on the courage to say ‘we were wrong’

Give a tip of the hat to Kansas City Star Assistant City Editor Maria Martin. Last week the Star ran…

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McClatchy seeks IRS waiver to reduce pension payments

McClatchy, the newspaper conglomerate that owns the Kansas City Star and the Wichita Eagle, posted a devastating second-quarter earnings report…

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