Karla Lant is an experienced freelance writer, journalist, editor, and adjunct professor. She focuses on science, technology, politics, education, and technical writing. Browse by publication below.
Without going into philosophical, ethical, or other more esoteric costs, today I take a look at the real costs of the proposed budget we’ve just seen from the White House. The best case scenario for this budget will result in massive increases to the deficit; the worst case scenarios include huge spikes in poverty among already vulnerable groups in the US and long-term damage to our economy, both domestically and internationally.
Journalism and the American press are changing in monumental ways, and it isn’t clear that these changes or the reasons for them are widely understood. Here, I will outline what some of the changes are, I will detail what issues these changes present, and I will discuss how we as members of the press can move forward in our ethical, vigorous coverage of Trump and American politics in the years to come.