Tag: media

Are you okay with the CIA following you on Twitter and Facebook?

Are you okay with the CIA following you on Twitter and Facebook?
“In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following tweets — up to 5 million a day.” The Central Intelligence Agency’s Open Source Center scours Twitter, Facebook, newspapers, TV news channels, local radio stations, Internet chat rooms, and nearly anything people can freely contribute to according to a report from the Associated... Read more »

Newsprint errors

Newsprint errors
In an article speculating about Bob Brenly and the Cubs managerial position, which technically is not open since Mike Quade is still under contract, the Chicago Tribune (or at least its website) managed this doozy, ” Chicago Cubs TV color analyst Bob Brenly is keeping busy working playoff games for WTBS, but the former Arizona... Read more »

Wall Street Journal Editorial Gets Phone Hacking Scandal Almost All Wrong

Wall Street Journal Editorial Gets Phone Hacking Scandal Almost All Wrong
Politico called The Wall Street Journal’s editorial defending its reputation against its sister newspapers phone hacking of celebrities, politicians, and murder victims “remarkable.” Politico described the editorial as remarkable because the Journal portrays News Corporation as the victim of “liberal politicians and media competition in the U.K. and the U.S.” The editorial by the Journal is... Read more »
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Who Controls Your Internet Activity? Not You According to Courts

Tuesday, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals said the Federal Communications Commission had no power to regulate net neutrality.  While court did not say the FCC cannot regulate the internet, the court did leave the door open for these to be regulated in through future acts of Congress. For now though consumers are again left with... Read more »

The Mistress Feels Cheated: Why Tiger Woods Bimbo Deserves No Apology

Today, Tiger Woods gave a an apologetic (and I believe heartfelt) statement (transcript, video) expressing regret for his “irresponsible and selfish behavior.”  Now, his behavior is completely indefensible and utterly selfish.  He hurt his children, wife, and family.  However, later in the day one of Woods alleged mistresses, Veronica Siwik-Daniels, better known as porn star... Read more »

Keith Olbermann and Diversity in Cable News

So, I was checking various tweets on my twitter feed when I came across this tweet from Emily Miller.  Miller’s tweet referenced this tweet from the formerly bow tied Tucker Carlson.  Tucker’s link led to the DailyCaller.com, a website he recently helped create.  On the front page of the Daily Caller was a picture of... Read more »
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