Jason Arment

Steven Crain: When It Comes to Addiction, We Remain Embattled

Jason Arment writes about an old friend he published at the Iowa State Daily who struggled with addiction and ended up overdosing on heroin.   Back when I was the Opinion Editor for the Iowa State Daily, I’d run this feature about once a week called “Column Battles,” where two people would take sides in an argument and have their ... Read the full article
Jason Arment

Jason Arment served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Machine Gunner in the USMC. He's earned an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Chautauqua, Hippocampus, The Burrow Press Review, Dirty Chai, and War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities; anthologized in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Volume 2 & 4; and is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, The Florida Review, and Phoebe. Jason lives in Denver.

Objective Journalism Is Not Unbiased Journalism

At a time when media outlets claim to be unbiased and fair, they do a disservice to the truth. Not all ideas deserve the same amount of media coverage; and when incorrect ideas held by a minority are propagated, they lend more credence than is deserved.