This is a special one week edition of The Media Balance Newsletter. The next planned newsletters will be December 20th, 2021, then January 3rd, 2022.


The Media Balance
Newsletter: 12/6/21

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Enjoy the latest edition of our free online Media Balance Newsletter!

We are doing a special one week edition, so we don't run into Christmas. The next planned Newsletters will be December 20th, 2021 — then January 3rd, 2022.

(Starting with this issue, we've made it easier to connect when you click on our links here — as we've eliminated the middle man inserted by our email program.)

We cover COVID to Climate plus Elections to Energy — showing you what the mainstream media has revised or filtered out (of course, for "your protection")...

If you happened to miss it, here is the prior issue.

Please use these links to pass on the Newsletter to other open-minded citizens via social media, etc. They can subscribe by emailing me.

We are continuously working at making this twice-a-month publication more interesting, more useful and more accessible to our many thousands of readers.

Due to enthusiastic support, the Newsletter has been published since 2009 — thank you!

John Droz, jr.
physicist & citizen's rights advocate

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