My Turn: Advertising and the art of truth enterprise we call art. All told, political TV ads accounted for 25 percent of in five of their commercials were political. That's probably part of the reason...people can see the truthfulness in the political rhetoric they're forever spinning...
Mockingjay' vaguely unsatisfying but still engrossing

...the effect of the media on the average person and how easily political messages can be manipulated to garner the intended results...I-don't-want-to-do-this recruit into a willing political symbol is convincing and rousing.Director Lawrence, once...
Pure Sole: My roommate thinks you're sexy

...left the group after a wonderful home-cooked meal, as wonderful as four roommates with different tastes and passions and political agendas could produce without inserting utensils into each other's soft tissue."Ha ha," I said to the cab driver...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...grandparents, aunties, grandchildren - and on work - fishing, berry picking, cannery work. Some poems present serious political and social issues, such as "Genocide" and "Chilkoot River/Lukaax.adi Village," while others explore cultural miscommunication...
Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...campaign favoring changes to marijuana laws. They said she was misled into believing she had to register her business as a political entity.One of Greene's representatives, Ronda Marcy, said Greene had a right, as an individual, to express her views...
My Turn: 'Big Money' is the winner

...after the midterm elections, there was a political cartoon in the Juneau Empire that wasn't until I got to reading political analyses that I realized there was a...people who have real influence over the political system is about 0.05 percent of the...
My Turn: Making free speech free again

...unions from contributing to candidates or political parties. In 2010, Gov. Sean Parnell...unlike a country where oppression of political speech forces activists underground to...Murkowski explained that the "unregulated political cash stemming from the Supreme Court's...
Sullivan's lead extends as final votes are tallied

...questioned and early-voted ballots from last week's election.News reporters and observers affiliated with candidates or political parties watched as election workers opened ballots, reviewed those in which voters' qualifications were questioned, and...
Alaska Science Forum: Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creative

...60 military and civilian researchers charged with finding the best way to wage warfare in the cold. At the time, U.S. political and military leaders feared a nuclear war with the Soviet Union and thought Alaska a likely battleground.Studies from the...
Review: 'Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens'

...thinking of the better book that might have been.Aside from the rise and fall of former Gov. Sarah Palin, no recent Alaska political topic is more important than the indictment and prosecution of Sen. Ted Stevens in 2008. It's the reason Sen. Mark Begich...


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