Media (page 7)

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    French focuses on social media censorship

    David French of National Review Online highlights a key problem related to social media censorship. … Silicon Valley has lost the public trust of tens of millions of Americans. They know the rules are malleable. They know double standards apply. And they know that the campus-censorship culture is…
    Mitch Kokai, May 9, 2019
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    Put down your phone … after you read this, of course

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights new survey results about a technological concern. A third of Americans have worried that they spend too much time on their phones, a new poll from the Deseret News finds, which is more than three times as many as…
    Mitch Kokai, May 3, 2019
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    It pays to be one of Trump’s favorite TV shows

    Rob Crilly writes for the Washington Examiner about the impact of President Trump‘s TV viewership on ad rates. Media executives and analysts say Republican advertisers are capitalizing on the president’s well-known TV habits to target the viewer-in-chief with personalized appeals. A review of advertising rates suggests the trend…
    Mitch Kokai, April 30, 2019
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    The conservative elements of ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Walking Dead’

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online explains how two popular television shows exhibit conservative ideas, regardless of their creators’ intent. I doubt very much that either Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead is the product of an overwhelmingly conservative group of storytellers. (From what I can learn…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2019
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    Making a predetermined outcome sound like real economics

    Whether jobs are created or destroyed, they always say it's good for 'economic impact,' and media buy it.
    Jon Sanders, April 25, 2019
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    The N&O published a very deceitful piece on film tax incentives

    The headline is an outright lie. Then, the flimsy rationale for the lying headline is highly misleading. And it just doesn't get any better from there.
    Jon Sanders, April 23, 2019
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    Real evidence of Russian collusion

    Daniel Ashman writes for the American Thinker about a new book that documents actual American collusion with Russians. Numerous examples are provided in a soon to be released book, Judgment in Moscow, by the heroic Soviet dissident, Vladimir Bukovsky. He makes use of extensive first hand documents that…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    An ‘affirmative duty of care to preserve the life of infants’

    Article 1, Section 1 of the North Carolina State Constitution holds that all persons are "endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, the enjoyment of the fruits of their own labor, and the pursuit of happiness."
    Jon Sanders, April 18, 2019