Media (page 5)

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    Hollywood Drops Its Values to Appease China

    Editors at National Review Online lament the latest offense from the motion-picture industry. It involves the communist Chinese government. Action-movie star John Cena’s fulsome and abject apology for having offended China by referring in passing to Taiwan as a “country” while promoting his new movie F9 may have…
    Mitch Kokai, May 28, 2021
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    Media Shift Gears on COVID ‘Lab Leak’ Theory

    Sarah Westwood of the Washington Examiner explores major media outlets’ changing approach to the COVID-19 origin story. Reporters and pundits now tout an idea they once rejected. A hypothesis about the origins of COVID-19 has, in the space of a few weeks, gone from a seemingly debunked conspiracy…
    Mitch Kokai, May 27, 2021
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    Corporate Media ‘Laundering Opinion’ to Serve Political Goals

    Christopher Bedford of the Federalist details a deleterious tactic employed by major media outlets. A New York Times business correspondent in Hong Kong, a weekend editor at The Guardian who lives in New York, a British Business Insider reporter with a focus on the Saudis, and the executive…
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2021
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    Martin Center President Explores the Hannah-Jones Controversy

    Jenna Robinson of the Martin Center focuses on the controversy surrounding UNC-Chapel Hill’s hiring of New York Times reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones. Last week, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees came under fire for “viewpoint discrimination” over its decision not to offer tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones, who…
    Mitch Kokai, May 24, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on the return of work search requirements for people seeking N.C. unemployment benefits. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why controversial reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones wasn’t canceled at UNC-Chapel Hill.
    Mitch Kokai, May 24, 2021
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    Preparing for a Media Cover-up of the COVID-19 Origin Story

    John Daniel Davidson of the Federalist is getting ready for the spin surrounding COVID-19’s origins. The Atlantic’s David Frum appears to be first out of the gate in what will likely become a coordinated, aggressive media campaign to defend the people and institutions that got the COVID-19 origin…
    Mitch Kokai, May 21, 2021
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    Washington Post Spreads Crackpot Theories

    Charles Cooke of National Review Online critiques a recent pronouncement from a leading national newspaper. We are drowning in nonsense. Here is an excerpt from the latest piece by Margaret Sullivan, the Washington Post’s media correspondent: “And, to be sure, the most important thing about Buzbee is not…
    Mitch Kokai, May 19, 2021