Category: Media

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Lawrence Lessig and Clickbait Defamation

Lessig is suing because he made multiple points in his article and the NYT made a headline out of only one of them and it wasn’t the most important point he made.

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Honey, I Shrunk the Disney Plus

Folks have started to notice that content is disappearing off of Disney Plus. Our old friend Erik Kain writing in Forbes explains for us to discuss…

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A Panel Discussion Worth Discussing

Over on CNN, Jake Tapper had on Bari Wiess and Jane Coaston to discuss anti-Semitism and the reaction to the latest attacks on Jews. What say you?

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The Best of Ordinary Times 2019

This was a strong year for Ordinary Times, with contributions from many different authors. It included strong debuts from new voices and dynamite content from our regular contributors

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2019 In Film: A Monumental Year For Cinema

An endless supply of franchises, big box office numbers, a stellar and different kind of Oscar buzz lineup, and a breakthrough for a gamechanger in how we view film

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Fake People, Pure Product

Joyfully imagining something might be true in the privacy of one’s own mind seems a very different thing than “profiting from” and “getting off on” it. Exploitative. The word is exploitative.

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Devin Nunes and the Very Delicate Feelings

Nunes has claimed a news network, a social network, a fictional cow, and a few journalists have done almost a billion dollars in damage to his feelings

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The GOP’s Gossip Girls

I will not believe that the GOP is tired of Trump until they say so publicly. Until that moment, they own this. All of it. Every corruption, every racist utterance, every violation of norms. Every dollar of debt, every pardoned war criminal, every dead Kurd.

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Disney + Lives Up to the Hype

I not only had to work, but kept running into extra obligations that have kept me from doing the only thing I truly wanted to: binge watching Disney + so that I could tell you how awesome it is.