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Agenda Of Billionaire Koch Bros

Agenda Of Billionaire Koch Bros

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, discusses a New York Times story about an event organized by Koch industries. The Koch Brothers want to gather the richest people in the country, Republican politicians, and Supreme Court Justices like Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas to discuss ways to influenceCenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, discusses a New York Times story about an event organized by...

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Tell FCC: Zevo-3 Violates Policy

Tell FCC: Zevo-3 Violates Policy

In response to a petition by CCFC, the Federal Communications Commission has opened an inquiry into whether Zevo-3, the first children’s television program based on advertising spokescharacters, is in the public interest. The animated Zevo-3 stars three superheroes named Kewl Breeze, Elastika, and Z-Strap and a villain named Dr. Stankfoot who, until now, have only been used in...

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Seeing FOX for What It Is

Seeing FOX for What It Is

Seeing FOX for What It Is: News Corp donations mandate reevaluating the network’s role By Zachary Roth From Columbia Journalism Review Will this week mark the beginning of a new phase in the way that Fox News is perceived by the rest of the media, and perhaps ultimately the public too? As surprising as that sounds, it seems plausible. Politico’s Ben Smith reported yesterday...

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Stop Fake News Now!

Stop Fake News Now!

Fake news is invading your home. It comes through your TV screen — corporate propaganda dressed up as real news. Here’s the catch. It’s illegal, and the FCC needs to do something about it. A recent Los Angeles Times exposé  revealed that paid spokespeople are hawking their wares on local news. The stations mislead viewers by presenting them as experts, and they’re...

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“Sexting: Youth Practices and Legal Implications”

“Sexting: Youth Practices and Legal Implications”

Posted  by Ann Bartow This document addresses legal and practical issues related to the practice colloquially known as sexting. It was created by Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic, based at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, for the Berkman Center’s Youth and Media Policy Working Group Initiative. The Initiative is exploring policy issues that fall within...

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Truth About Porn

Truth About Porn

The Truth About the Porn Industry Gail Dines, the author of an explosive new book about the sex industry, on why pornography has never been a greater threat to our relationships Julie Bindel The Guardian The last time I saw Gail Dines speak, at a conference in Boston, she moved the audience to tears with her description of the problems caused by pornography, and provoked laughter with her sharp...

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