Morgan State University (Baltimore) journalism school dean DeWayne Wickham, writing in USA Today, wants to ditch freedom for religiously irreverent speech, by redefining it into the category of “fighting words.” In the course of arguing that French magazine Charlie Hebdo is unendurably disrespectful toward the founder of Islam, Wickham absurdly cites Sage of Baltimore H.L. 16 more words
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What is a Comment?
A comment is a verbal or written remark expressing an opinion or reaction. In today’s society since Digital media has essentially taken over, entertainment seems to be the center of information. 382 more words
As a rapidly-expanding social media outlet with countless millions of active worldwide users, Twitter sees its share of content that might be deemed controversial, offensive, tasteless, inflammatory, or otherwise controversial. 631 more words
For no apparent reason, Jimmy Kimmel crashed The Bachelor this week. His presence was as inexplicable as it was painful—Kimmel mocked the series in ways that seemed more mean-spirited than clever, putting Chris and the bachelorettes on the spot and inserting himself into moments where he didn’t belong. 1,218 more words