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Contrary to Media Report, GOP Didn’t Shelve Gun Silencer Bill Because of Las Vegas Shooting

The media reported that a gun silencer bill was going to be put on the House floor for discussion and an eventual vote this week, but that the GOP shelved it after the Las Vegas shooting attack that killed at least 59 people and wounded over 500. However, the report was false because the bill […]

3 Count: Ticketbotster

Ticketmaster sues companies for using bots to buy tickets, judge recommends sweeping injunction against Sci-Hub and Facebook Rights Manager improves. The post 3 Count: Ticketbotster appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

In Wake of Las Vegas Shooting, Media Pushes for Gun Control

We might be becoming inured to the tragedy of mass shootings, but the breathtakingly thoughtless comments from the left and some in the mainstream media have not lost their power to shock. After at least 59 people were killed and more than 500 wounded in Las Vegas on Sunday night, Hayley Gerftman-Gold, a legal executive […]

Mainstream Media Melts Down Over Trump Tweets

President Trump speaks straight to Americans through his tweets, which keeps them informed and provides unique insight into the thinking of the most powerful man on Earth. But that means mainstream media has been bypassed as gatekeeper, and the reporters who cover Washington have not accepted it. Salon took out its bitterness recently with a […]

WaPo Defends Boss Against Sanders’ Charge That He’s Extremely Wealthy

The vaunted Washington Post factchecking team is once again applying its microscope to Sen. Bernie Sanders. The awkward thing is that the fact in question involves the Post's owner, Jeff Bezos, the world's second-wealthiest person.

After Las Vegas Massacre, Media Again Help ISIS Terrorize

After mass violence, corporate media seem more than willing to spread the specter of ISIS responsibility without any objective basis.

The Left’s Machine Gun Narrative, Debunked

The Left and pro-gun-control advocates tweeted and posted outrage, and rightfully so, after a lone gunman shot and killed at least 59 people and wounded more than 500 concert-goers in Las Vegas Sunday night. However, as The Federalist pointed out, calling the gunman’s weapon a “machine gun” is erroneous, in addition to the countless assumptions […]

WaPo Fact Checker Calls Clinton Out on Gun Silencer Tweet

Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler called out Hillary Clinton on Monday for an inaccurate tweet regarding the mass shooting in Las Vegas and gun silencers. Clinton’s tweet was aimed at the Hearing Protection Act, which would make it easier to purchase suppressors for firearms and has been the subject of fierce debate in Congress as […]

CBS Fires Legal Exec for Comments on Las Vegas Shooting Victims

CBS fired legal executive Hayley Geftman-Gold for comments she made on Facebook about not being sympathetic toward victims of the Las Vegas shooting because they were likely Republicans. “If they wouldn’t do anything when children were murdered, I have no hope that Repugs will ever do the right thing,” Geftman-Gold wrote. “I’m actually not even sympathetic bc […]

What Does ‘Tangible’ Mean in Copyright?

For a work to enjoy copyright protection, it must be fixed into a tangible medium of expression. But what does tangible mean in the 21st century? The post What Does ‘Tangible’ Mean in Copyright? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Fugitive Dotcom

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Supreme Court Won’t Hear Kim Dotcom’s Civil Forfeiture Case First off today, Cyrus Farivar at Ars Technica reports that the Supreme Court will not hear...Show More Summary

Newsweek Column: Trump is ‘Not Actively Governing the United States’

Robert Reich wrote the lead last week in Newsweek that all lefty reporters dream to write: “Announcement: Donald Trump is no longer the president of the United States.” “Oh sure, he has the title and he has the bully pulpit – from which he’s bullying everyone from NBA players to people protesting white supremacists to […]

WaPo Angry Abortion Has Become a Dying Industry

Petula Dvorak of the Washington Post is furious that an abortion clinic in the D.C. suburbs of Maryland — one of the few to openly perform late-term abortions – closed recently. She is doubly upset that it closed because the Maryland Coalition for life, which had set up a crisis pregnancy center across the parking […]

Media Praises Hugh Hefner Despite Their Own Feminist Goals

Hugh Hefner’s death last week at 91 brought forth some interesting reactions. A man who spent decades of his life exploiting women, objectifying them, treating them in his magazine and elsewhere as existing only to provide pleasure to men might have raised the ire of feminists, who tend to object to such things in principle.  […]

To Make Trump’s Economy Looks Good, It Helps to Not Look Very Hard

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens apparently knows literally nothing about the economy, and is so ignorant he doesn't even know how little he knows.

Megyn Kelly Ends First Week of NBC Show With Shot at the Media

Megyn Kelly, who parlayed her success at Fox News into a big contract at NBC, ended her first week of her new morning show by taking a shot at the media, which has been less than kind to her. “I just want to take a moment to thank all of you for watching this week,” […]

Pope Francis to Address ‘Fake News’

Pope Francis plans to address “fake news” in an address for World Communications Day 2018. That Pope made the announcement via Twitter on Friday. I have chosen this theme for World Communications Day 2018: “The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32). Fake news and journalism for peace. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) September 29, 2017 […]

NFL Protest Backlash? 17% Drop in NFL Ticket Sales for Online Vendor

TickPick, an online ticket sales vendor, reported that there was a 17.9 percent drop in ticket sales this past week compared to the previous week. The vendor could not confirm whether the NFL athletes’ protests during the playing of the American national anthem were the leading factor in the decline ticket sales. Compared to last […]

Colin Kaepernick Donated $25,000 to Organization Named after Cop Killer

Colin Kaepernick, the football player that gained fame for protesting the national anthem, recently donated $25,000 to the organization Assata’s Daughters. The organization is named for a convicted killer of police officers who fled to Cuba after killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973. The donation is allegedly going to the organization to fund […]

Understanding Music Licensing on YouTube

We already know that music licensing is a convoluted mess, but things get even more confusing and complicated when YouTube and Google become involved. The post Understanding Music Licensing on YouTube appeared first on Plagiarism To...

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