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Marijuana vs Alcohol: Fox News Can’t Tell Which More Dangerous?

We really don’t get anywhere on any issue until we find out the truth about the issue.

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Day 1 Amusing Ourselves to Death

We were keeping our eye on 1984. When the year came and the prophecy didn’t, thoughtful Americans sang softly in praise of themselves. The roots of liberal democracy had held. Wherever else the terror had happened, we, at least, had … Continue reading

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Goodreads | Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists

Goodreads | Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman – Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists   Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics … Continue reading

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What Facebook and Twitter Mean for News | State of the Media

What Facebook and Twitter Mean for News | State of the Media And when they do get news on these networks, does it come from friends and family or from news organizations they follow? On Facebook, the news comes mostly … Continue reading

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What Facebook and Twitter Mean for News | State of the Media

What Facebook and Twitter Mean for News | State of the Media How much are consumers relying on Facebook for their daily news information, especially in comparison with using search or going directly to news websites or apps? Overall, as … Continue reading

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American Trust in News Coverage Falls to All-Time Low | Common Dreams

American Trust in News Coverage Falls to All-Time Low | Common Dreams Americans’ distrust of the corporate press, and specifically political news coverage, hit an all-time high this year, with 60% saying they have little or no trust in the … Continue reading

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Why Julian Assange’s Ecuador Move is Brilliant

AlterNet: Why Julian Assange’s Ecuador Move is Brilliant Barring a CIA drone strike on the Ecuadorian embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s sudden appeal for asylum there may spare him a prison stay in Sweden or possibly the United … Continue reading

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