[Me1] The owner of Al-Jazeera owning a stake in Newsmax is a bit hard to wrap my head around.
[Me2] It’s really surprising how good the Babylon Bee is, considering it’s relatively small niche. And also an example of rightward humor that is humor first, message second, and willing to aim the cannon in multiple directions! Sadly, its founder has departed on account of being tired of worrying about being in the crosshairs of Facebook and Google..
[Me3] A cool look at the legacy of Mad Magazine. I had a few issues and, to be honest, they don’t hold up very well. MadTV, though, was pretty awesome.
[Me5] When obituaries are written by the dead. (Sort of)
[Me6] #MeToo leaves our shores with American journalists behaving badly abroad.
[Me7] I don’t ascribe 11th dimensional genius to the things that Team Trump does, but it’s pretty clear they’ve found an exploit here and his critics are too proud to recognize that they’re losing these rounds.
[Me8] The case for newsroom diversity. A lot of newspapers, who theoretically should be pinnacles of transparency, are rather tight-lipped.
[Me9] The case against mugshots.