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NYT’s ‘Impossible to Verify’ North Korea Nuke Claim Spreads Unchecked by Media

 The idea that elements within the US intelligence community may actually desire a war—or at least limited airstrikes—and thus may have an interest in presenting conflict as inevitable, is never addressed, much less accounted for. 1,035 more words

Military Madness

Everyone's A Critic

Evaluating art is difficult. Or, to be more precise, while the evaluation happens quite easily and naturally as we look back on our experiences with the work and judge the impressions they left upon us, what’s actually difficult is trying to share those evaluations with others – in other words, to be a critic, to find some way of describing the work in a way that will let other people guess at what their personal experience may be like, to encode something essential about the art into words. 547 more words

Problem Machine

The Orwellian-Octopus of the Entrenched-Interests Media

The MSM is selectively silent and selectively vocal – and in both instances it comes back to hurt and haunt us – ALL of us (i.e. 366 more words

Media Criticism

Missing Richard Simmons Is A Podcast For 2017

Thank god it’s over.

That was my first reaction when I listened to the final episode of Missing Richard Simmons. Part of the reason I felt that way is the current media landscape of endless sequels, prequels, new seasons and remakes. 965 more words


At least there's one person left on the plant who knows how to ask a question

Somebody got left out.

Sean Kent‏ @seankent
Who won the Pulitzer for making people think Hillary’s emails were more dangerous than electing a fascist?
4:01 PM – 10 Apr 2017

Old media is dead.


Dan Rather Slams Journalists Who Hailed Donald Trump's Bombs As 'Presidential'

“War must never be considered a public relations operation.”

The role of the press is to ask hard questions. There is ample evidence that this Administration needs to face deep scrutiny.

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