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Fidel Castro Dead at 90 years old

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday. 199 more words


News delivered through new Chat App trends

Currently trending among newsrooms globally is the adoption of the chat app surge. Chat apps can be defined an extensions upon social media platforms where messages can be sent and accessed between individuals or organised group conversations. 609 more words


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