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Hot Or Not.

Why do we judge people by their looks?

I ask this question because today at school I was sitting with my friends and one of the guys in the group I sat with was looking at profile pictures of girls on Facebook and saying ” hmmm yeah she’s cute” “She’s got a nice butt” ” She’s Hot”! 214 more words

Chris Hedges: The Myth of the Free Press

The mass media, as    wrote, exist primarily to help citizens feel they are successful and that they have met their aspirations even if they have not.

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Media Criticism

The Manufacturing of Fear

Is constant bad news crippling our emotional and cognitive resilience – plus creating lame and ineffective politicians?

I happened to be watching the Chaser’s Media Circus on the ABC last night – and they had Tracey Spicer, a long time Australian news reader, on the show. 744 more words

War/ Terror

The FBI Was So Hapless Hunting a Teen Kid, It Had To Pretend To Be from a Newspaper

Andrew Jerell Jones reports for The Intercept:

‘The Federal Bureau of Investigation decided in 2007 that it didn’t need to be the Federal Bureau of Investigation to trick a teenager online. 166 more words

USA

Matt Taibbi Leaves Omidyar’s First Look Media

Editor’s Note: Pierre Omidyar confirmed on Tuesday night that Matt Taibbi has now left First Look Media. And on Thursday an article was put out… 131 more words

USA

Why conservatives prefer propaganda to reality: Amanda Marcotte, Alternet

A new Pew study on America’s media consumption offers a window into the right’s collective mindset

AMANDA MARCOTTE, ALTERNET   Salon.com   October 24, 2014

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Media Criticism