Media

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    Favorite Christmas movies by state

    Discuss.                         Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter…
    Terry Stoops, December 14, 2018
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    An alternative to Twitter

    Celine Ryan writes for the Daily Caller about the latest developments surrounding a social media company that functions as an alternative to Twitter. After an unexpected surge of new users caused some technical difficulties earlier in the week, the new app that some are calling the answer to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 14, 2018
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    Shocker! Google employees try to thwart conservative speech

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller highlights the latest evidence of Google picking sides in political debates. Google employees sought to block Breitbart from Google AdSense less than one month after President Donald Trump took office, leaked emails from the company reveal. Google employees sought to use alleged…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Apparently you can’t just Google the answer

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller highlights one instance in which Google fails to answer an important question. Google has declined to answer several questions related to an internal debate Google employees had about potentially suppressing The Daily Caller and Breitbart in the company’s search function. The Daily…
    Mitch Kokai, December 5, 2018
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    A call for anti-censorship legislation targeting social media

    Jeremy Carl argues in a Federalist column for new legislation focusing on social media censorship. Louis Farrakhan remains on Twitter, while Jesse Kelly was supposedly permanently banned—then reinstated suddenly, without explanation, after Congress began to sniff around. That pretty much tells you all you need to know about…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2018
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    How flawed media coverage of Obama continues to influence current debates

    Barack Obama left the White House nearly two years ago. But David French argues at National Review Online that the media’s skewed approach toward the former president has an ongoing impact on American policy debates. One of the more frustrating aspects of our current political debate is the…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2018
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    Comparing Twitter to Chinese government

    James Altschul argues in a Federalist column that Twitter‘s user bans “echo” policies implemented by China’s communist government. While social media services like Twitter had banned individual provocateurs such as Chuck Johnson and Milo Yiannopoulos prior to this, the wave of bans following Charlottesville included credit card companies,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 28, 2018
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    Social media and human nature

    David French of National Review Online explains why social media companies’ high-minded ideals have fallen flat. There was a time, not too long ago, when the American tech billionaires truly believed they could have it all. They believed that they could create platforms for all people, encourage engagement…
    Mitch Kokai, November 28, 2018