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The media's failure for a narrative: Ukraine, ISIS (or is it ISIL?)

A couple of Saturdays ago, Feb. 14, at midnight, a ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and the “Russian separatist” forces occupying the majority of east Ukraine was supposed to go into effect. 872 more words

Philosophy

"Tough-Guy, Manly-Man Magical Thinking": There’s Only One Thing That Could Actually Get Bill O’Reilly In Trouble, And It’s Not Lying

Why is it that when Brian Williams makes up war stories he loses his reputation and six months of his career, but when Bill O’Reilly spouts the same sort of chest-pounding bull, he ends up even tighter with his audience and his network? 975 more words

Media

"Don’t Blame Liberal Media For Giuliani Gaffe": The Go-To Explanation Among Conservatives For Almost Everything That Happens

We’ve had a terrific demonstration over the last week or so of why the belief in liberal media bias is so strong.

It isn’t because of actual liberal media bias. 556 more words

Republicans

Yellow journalism

Some weeks, the vitriol just keeps rolling in.

Reaction to a story Jess wrote about the Vale School District superintendent not getting busted for being drunk behind the wheel of a car has been about 50-50. 1,213 more words

Bylines

The Grinch Of Dublin, Charleville Lodge Hotel Boss Lashes Out

Yesterday evening the Charleville Lodge Hotel Dublin posted an incredibly controversial and down right rude status about guests complaining about room prices for Ed Sheeran’s gig on the 24th and 25th of July. 538 more words

Bloggers

Winol Episode 161 Wednesday debrief 25/02/15

Todays debrief with our Guest editor Luke Garratt. A former (MA) Journalism student at the University of Winchester

Main roles

  1. News Editor- Vicky Barclay
  2. Presenter- Amy Best…
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News

The Baseball Press

Today was the first official day of spring training for most of baseball.  Usually, when spring training starts, there are a whole bunch of stories about how some 36 year old is in the best shape of his life, and how some 22 year old is going to be the next Ted Williams, and about how ridiculous it is that some team spent that much money on that guy.  687 more words

Baseball