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As Seen On TV

Writing about Ferguson yesterday had me thinking about a whole separate issue, but it was one that came to my mind during coverage of Ferguson. That is the news media. 866 more words

Mockingjay Part 1: Echos of Reality but Not Finality

I saw Mockingjay Part 1 in theaters for the “midnight” showing on Thursday night. Or at least it was called a midnight showing, which is inaccurate because the movie actually started at 8:30, but now that I do adult things such as go to work in the morning I wasn’t complaining. 955 more words

Blurred Lines

Last night divided a nation. Last night invoked a dangerous passion that hasn’t been seen in almost two decades. Last night messages were sent. Last night the grand jury decided not to indicted Ferguson, Missouri police officer, Darren Wilson. 502 more words

Blurred Lines

Thursday, 20th November 2014

Tabloid, adj.

Pronunciation: /tablɔɪd/
Etymology: < tabl- (in tablet n.) + -oid suffix.

1. Compressed; concentrated, esp. in order to be easily assimilated; sensationalistic, populist, or reductive; of or resembling tabloid journalism. 18 more words

Journal

November 17, 2014

Based on weatherman,
Yesterday’s post was not right
It’s just November

“Polar vortex” is
Unscientific, press term
For cold air moving

Media, again,
Rank sensationalism
Not reporting fact

Haiku

Does India have a sense of humor?

We Indians are very good at sarcasm .. we love it when we can make fun of others .. pull some one down .. see someone fight .. 512 more words

India