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Thoroughly monstrous Millies

I have seen two references to ‘Millennials’ in the last day alone, both in the type of pseudo-report that only features in the business section of advert-deficient regional publications, and both credited to middle ranking drudges from accounting firms. 322 more words

CNN Mourns 'Lost' Media 'Titans' – Including Williams And Stewart

By Matthew Balan ~

Frank Pallotta of CNN Money hyped in a Friday article that “in just one week, the media world has lost, in one way or another, four of its titans… 617 more words

Public Opinion

Lies The Media Told Me

By Edward Cline ~

Marshall McLuhan’s claim that ‘the medium is the message” is a rule of thumb adopted by today’s news media. Truth is optional, and the means by which it is delivered to the public has become a matter of “style” and bias. 1,619 more words

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Brian Williams 'Flub' Can Be Explained Away By 'Science'?

By Tim Graham ~

Of all the things written about the Brian Williams affair, this trend is the most hilarious: The Washington Post opining about the validity of false memory.  509 more words

Public Opinion

The Media’s Cracked Crystal Ball: What Journalists Said We’d Find In 2015

By Rich Noyes ~

In the 1980s and ’90s, journalists passed along expert predictions of the world as it would be in 2015. Now that the New Year has finally arrived, it might be fun to recall some of those forecasts. 1,044 more words

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Cultural Winners and Losers Of 2014

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~

Looking back at our popular culture in 2014, it appears that Hollywood’s power is on the wane. Politically, the leftist celebrities and the “Rock the Vote” gang couldn’t help dig the Democrats out of their rut. 594 more words

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I Don't Click on Buzzfeed Posts, and Neither Should You

Buzzfeed isn’t just mindless, lazy copy-and-paste clickbait.  It’s actually a completely unethical group of liars who plagiarize and spout misinformation for profit.

Let me jump back a little.   672 more words