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3 to read: WaPo goes transparent | NYT’s own sex scandal | How Breitbart declared war on Twitter

By Matt Carroll <@MattCData>

Dec. 16, 2017: Cool stuff about journalism, once a week. Get notified via email? Subscribe: 3toread (at) gmail. Originally published on 3toread.co… 297 more words

Russia or Corporate Tax Cuts: Which Would Comcast Rather MSNBC Cover?

 Five months ago, MSNBC overhauled their schedule. The network’s most progressive voice Phil Donahue was out. A team of well-known conservatives were quickly hired.   

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Media Criticism

The U.S. Media Yesterday Suffered its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages: Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened by Glenn Greenwald

FRIDAY WAS ONE of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with countless pundits, commentators and operatives joining the party throughout the day. 156 more words

Media Criticism

3 to read: 13 tips from ‘Spotlight’ reporter | Live-streaming transforms journalism | Bribing freelancers

By Matt Carroll <@MattCData>

Dec. 9, 2017: Cool stuff about journalism, once a week. Get notified via email? Subscribe: 3toread (at) gmail. Originally published on 3toread.co… 277 more words

Fickle media drive disaster relief. Guess who loses.

These estimates come from a terrific analysis of the influence of mass media on U.S. government response to 5,000 natural disasters around the world from 1968 to 2002. 194 more words

Health &amp; Medicine

Al Franken, Sexual McCarthyism, and Moral Panics

More on the Al Franken/Leeaan Tweeden blowup, plus film & TV clips exploring moral panics and McCarthyism from different angles.

About ten days ago, Huffington Post… 2,586 more words

Politics