Tag Archives: media

It’s not news, it’s olds.. or is it?

Somewhat unsurprising results from a recent survey of media use reported by Media Post: The study released by Sharethrough and Qualtrics, which surveyed more than 1,000 Americans, found that only a third of Americans trust news accessed via Twitter and … Continue reading

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Today’s Facebook Find – Maisie Williams is media savvy

I saw this yesterday, actually, but I’d already listed a Facebook find so saved it until today. Via Huff-Po (sorry), although seen on other sites. Maisie had no patience with the Daily Mail and their obsession over her lack of … Continue reading

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Quotable George Clooney

Quoting from USA Today: The irresponsibility, in this day and age, to exploit religious differences where none exist, is at the very least negligent and more appropriately dangerous. We have family members all over the world, and the idea that … Continue reading

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Appalling news out of Uganda, too..

The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders went to a gay-rights activist this time around. Some church leaders there have criticized the decision to award Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera. The award, given by the Martin Ennals Foundation in honour of … Continue reading

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Weighing in on a sexism issue

There’s been a discussion/airing of grievances going on regarding a recent panel discussion at an atheist conference and the treatment of women there and elsewhere. Things got testy after some suggestions were made about women and men, and how each … Continue reading

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Bieber’s movie a “faith based block-buster”?

Two celebrity posts in a day. I’m slipping. Still, I ran across two different Bieber articles in the span of two minutes and couldn’t resist. The first has this amusing line regarding Bieber’s singing future once puberty strikes: As The-Dream … Continue reading

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“Why can’t the media be on our side?” — Because sex sells

Email Brigade has some anti-copy thing on it, so I can’t easily quote Marsha West’s article titled Tinseltown is on a mission to sexualize young girls. She includes some stats from the Parents TV Council’s recent study regarding this, taken … Continue reading

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