Tagged: media

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The Seekers

Search Party and the Everlasting Horror of Dory.

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Save Our English

The beautiful thing about English is that you don’t have to use such an awkward phrasing as “accused of having sex with an incapacitated woman against her will”. You can use only three words: “accused of rape.”

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The Fame Monster

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

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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.

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Yes, He Won

Trump won. The fact that we hate it actually bolsters the case.

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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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Ordinary World 4 Feb 2019

Your Ordinary World for Monday with links about the Super Bowl, HBCU still struggling, Ralph Northam, Progressive FoPo in 2020 campaign, find every language, conservative media, and a trailblazing flyer gets historic sendoff.

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The Story After the Story Tells the Story

The follow-up stories to the headline grabbing viral ones never receive as much attention. This one, where Der Spiegel’s Christoph Scheuermann went to the town at the center of the Claas Relotius scandal, should.

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Real Fake News

Der Spiegel is a popular German news magazine, and is world-renowned for their in-depth investigative reporting. But now they are answering investigative questions themselves, as prominent journalist Claas Relotius has been found to be a fraud.

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An Old Problem in the Present Day for New Media

Whereas once they were thought to be climbing to success upon the dying corpses of newspapers and magazines, “new media” publishers and websites find times are getting tough. The same fate that brought low their predecessors, the drying up of advertising dollars, might be in the offing for them, too.

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The John McCain Character Test

The news that Sen. John McCain will no longer seek medical treatment for his illness brings about a chance to use the sometimes controversial Senator as a test of character. Not his, ours.

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Tribune Media-Sinclair Broadcasting Merger Off

The killing of the merger comes two weeks after President Trump waded into the issue on Twitter, going against his own FCC to criticize scrutiny by government over the proposed merger.

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The Art of the Heel

Jim Acosta and CNN versus Trump and the MAGA crowd is the most entertaining storyline going in news media. Which is exactly how it was designed to be.