As a case study of Montana politics, the documentary "Dark Money" explores the impact on the state's elections of the Supreme Court's ruling in Citizens United.  It also raises a question: What role do the corporations dominating the American media landscape have in maintaining the integrity of our democracy?  


https://www.mediavillage.com/article/Dark-Money-the-Media-and-the-Intergrity-of-American-Democracy/

Views and Analysis

Claims by the Trump administration of success in stopping North Korea's nuclear program aren't borne out by the facts.  Kim Chong Un is coming out the winner in a contest that makes clear this is one game that isn't going to the master of the deal.


https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/kim-trump-second-summit-by-kent-harrington-and-john-walcott-2018-11

The effects of lying and misrepresentation aren't limited to their source.  Coming from the Oval Office, they can effect not only how issues are understood, but also how politics works.  The Trump White House is a prime example.


https://www.mediavillage.com/article/when-lies-metastasize-a-meditation-on-the-media-and-democracy/