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Hitch cock

It used to be a fair bet that if you saw an article in a reputable magazine by someone with the surname Hitchens it would be stimulating, and perhaps very funny. 892 more words

I read the news today, oh boy

I almost started reading something in the local newspaper today. Thankfully I saw an obvious trigger word in the headline and stopped, but not before gleefully spotting a new weekly example of government sock-puppetry. 556 more words

WashPost Hails Chelsea As 'Polished, Practiced...Princess'

By Tim Graham ~

Washington Post reporter Jessica Contrera has only been out of college a year. So is that the level of experience you choose for someone to try and pry some information out of the Clinton Machine about daughter Chelsea? 703 more words

Public Opinion

Rolling Stone Editor To Leave Magazine Amid Lawsuits

By Melissa Mullins ~

According to The New York Times, Will Dana, the managing editor who oversaw Rolling Stone’s trumped up UVA gang rape story, … 352 more words

Public Opinion

ESPN Defends Decision To Give Courage Award To Jenner In Lieu of Someone Deserving

By Jack Coleman ~

Perhaps you’ve seen it — the photo of Noah Galloway, a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq war and crowd-pleasing contestant on… 610 more words

Public Opinion

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