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Ebola on the Rebound?

Once again, it is a comedy show that gives us the most reliable news. Meanwhile, the regular media is continuing to spread fear and stupidity:

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How the Media Changed Politics

Fascinating interview with Matt Bai, who accuses his own profession of making politics just that much worse. Watch it:

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Social Media Citizen Corps

© Tom Tomorrow I suppose social media, like all public opinion, is important. After all, it was largely public opinion that ended the Vietnam War. But unfortunately, social media can be used for evil as well.

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Revenge of the O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly proposes creating a huge mercenary army to fight against ISIS. In character, Stephen Colbert wholeheartedly agrees with him, which manages to piss Bill O’Reilly off. O’Reilly then makes the stupid mistake of attacking Colbert, and Colbert responds hilariously: There is so much satire and irony in this exchange, even my head is spinning.

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In Hot Water

Jon Stewart tells Fox News to “shut up” and adds “fuck you and your false patriotism”: Is it my imagination, or is Jon Stewart actually getting angry about the media noise machine? If so, I love it. Because if we are indeed watching the decline and fall of America, I don’t want it to end […]

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Applying Heat

Around 400,000 people gathered in New York City Sunday to demand action on climate change, making it the largest climate march in history. The march started with a moment of silence, with thousands walking through Times Square with their fists in the air but without making a sound. Tweeters declared that they had never heard […]

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Three’s a Trend!

Three law enforcement officers (from three different police departments) involved in the Ferguson events have been suspended because of their extremely racist words and actions. How extreme? Here are some examples, courtesy of New York magazine: St. Louis County officer Dan Page appears in a video posted to YouTube of an hour long speech he […]

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The Enemy

© Jon Kudelka Can you tell if this comic is set in Fallujah or Ferguson? Believe it or not, this comic is actually from 2004, and was depicting a war zone. I guess we brought the war home.

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The Angry Echo Chamber

Stephen Colbert is brilliant, just brilliant: Yes, that’s twice this week I’ve done postings about Sarah Palin. But I have an explanation: with all the mess and bad news both internationally and domestically, we need some comic relief.

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What’s Wrong with American Business

You can’t get a much better example of why American business sucks. Forbes magazine just published an article “5 Reasons Why You Should Admire Comcast“. If I didn’t know better, I would think it was satire, but it isn’t. First, the article is so full of misinformation it isn’t even funny. Like one of their […]

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The real cause of the increase in mass murders is…

© Jen Sorensen The media?

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Return of the Jedi

Obama in a speech this week, makes a really good case against “false equivalences” from the media. I couldn’t have said it better myself! You’ll hear if you watch the nightly news or you read the newspapers that, well, there’s gridlock, Congress is broken, approval ratings for Congress are terrible. And there’s a tendency to […]

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It is ok to be a pussy as long as you have a dick

Jon Stewart is on a roll brilliantly showing how sexist American media is against female politicians:

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Colbert Unplugged

CBS has announced that Stephen Colbert will be replacing David Letterman on the Late Show. What makes this interesting is that Colbert will drop his faux-conservative persona and will be himself. Or as Colbert put it “I won’t be doing the new show in character, so we’ll all get to find out how much of […]

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Proper Media Training

© Matt Bors Just in case you don’t get it, this comic is making fun of CNN and their pitiful coverage of the missing flight in SE Asia. Or as New York magazine put it “CNN Gives Up, Wonders About Supernatural Conspiracy Theories for Flight 370 Disappearance“: There’s only so much “breaking news.” After more […]

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