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Sensationalism and Sizzle: Noticing headlines in the Trump era

I posted the below on my personal Facebook recently while sharing an article, highlighted below, from The Daily Dot. In sharing the article, I wasn’t so much looking to discuss the content or the topic – which I outline herein – but rather to raise an eyebrow at the headline. 621 more words


Suicide Squad Movie Review

Despite sudden shifts in tone, hollowed out antagonists and the overwhelming feeling that you were watching two different movies crammed into one, Suicide Squad does one thing really well and that is to help establish the wider DC Extended Universe. 236 more words


Dallas Cop Breaks Rank, Says Blacks Wrongly Arrested to Fill Quotas, Warns National Guard May Be Used

Following the murders of five officers in Dallas, the media and public alike lamented that the attack had ironically been perpetrated against ‘one of the most progressive police departments in the nation,’ thanks to Chief David Brown at the helm — but a current Dallas officer has now come forward with allegations much to the contrary… 378 more words


​'It's not illegal to be black': Cops complain online about white people getting 'freaked out' by their black neighbors 

​’It’s not illegal to be black’: Cops complain online about white people getting ‘freaked out’ by their black neighbors and wasting police time with 911 calls. 464 more words


Leaked DNC email floated plan to question Sanders' religion

Sen. Bernie Sanders, shown in a file photo last month, was still fighting for the Democratic Presidential nomination at the time of the email released Friday. 155 more words


Wasserman Schultz dropped as Democratic convention speaker amid email fallout

The head of the Democratic National Committee will not speak at the party’s convention next week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced that raised questions about the committee’s impartiality during the Democratic primary. 124 more words


Rising Star Melania Trump: The Milli Vanilli of Politics

Melania Trump and her apparent plagiarism of Michelle Obama broke the internet today, the bottomless pit of memes that have flooded all of our social media accounts today has given us a much needed laugh. 111 more words