Category: Media

censorship 192

The Internet Needs a Town Square

The tech industry has near-total control over what we can and cannot say online. The solution? The creation of an online public space where even extremists are permitted to share their views.

Mueller Report 11

Rating the Mueller Report

The ratings are in for the Mueller report reveal, and after two years of angst and hype they were…

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Woman Commits Crime, Victim Goes To Jail

There was no “cultural misunderstanding” here; nobody mistakes a head pat for pulling a child away by the hair. This woman lied, and the convenient brown-skinned scapegoat paid the consequences.

search party 34

The Seekers

Search Party and the Everlasting Horror of Dory.

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The Fame Monster

Should we name the shooter after mass shootings? Yes, we should.

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Someone is Lying on the Internet

This video checks all the boxes for your garden variety tin-foil hat Q Anon tweet, including the main characteristic of a Q Anon offering: It is not real.

journalist 42

The Bitter Scribes

What becomes of the newspaper man? The journalists of tomorrow will be bitter, poor, or trust fund babies, and if you think they hate capitalism today, just wait.

Russia Today 3

Russia Today Has a Sad over Facebook Block

How do you say, “Cry me a river” in Russian? Or better yet, sing it in Russian and post to Facebook, which Russia Today’s ‘In the Now’ can no longer do.

News 15

Should We All Read Less News?

While I will likely not eschew reading the news altogether, I have certainly become a more judicious consumer of it in recent times.

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The Grift Giveth, the Grift Taketh Away

Laura Loomer is the worst kind of grifter; an incompetent one, who in publicly complaining has let everyone in on the con, making it harder for her to run her game.