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LOCAL NET NEUTRALITY ADVOCATES TELL CABLE PROVIDERS TO STAY OUT OF THEIR PACKETS

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“Net neutrality is all about is about preserving the internet instead of allowing it to become bogged down, more like mainstream cable TV, where a few select corporations basically have the power to decide what we see and do online.” Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: A LETTER TO YOUNG JOURNALISTS ABOUT REPORTING IN THE ENDLESS WAR ERA

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I apologize for writing with such bluntness so soon after our first meeting. But since today is the anniversary of 9-11 and the confused state of affairs that first attracted me to journalism, it seems a forthcoming orientation is in order. Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: MEAN AND EVERGREEN

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We’ve stockpiled a robust mix of impressive viral candy and absurd items that may have gone missed. Here they are, in short, for you to sniff as we expel them most stanktimoniously … Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: BENGHAZI, DONE GHAZI

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What we mostly saw was a rhetorical mountain of garbage parsed into two heaps: trite guilty liberal pandering, and predictably reactionary xenophobia cloaked in a concern for privacy rights. Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: THE RESOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED

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Here’s a quick look at our recent coverage peeves–our final flush of the 2013 toilet–plus a short list of resolutions and predictions for the coming carnival. Continue reading