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3 Count: Aaand Stay Down!

European Commission proposes takedown and staydown system, Canadian copyright threats still causing stress and coach sued over retweeted images. The post 3 Count: Aaand Stay Down! appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Trying to Sell TPP by Repackaging It as an Anti-China Pact

Since economics won't sell the TPP, the alternative is to make it a geopolitical pact, with the main target being China. The main problem with seeing the TPP as a pact designed as a weapon against China, though, is that it doesn't seem to have been designed that way.

Media, Pols Don’t Know What To Make of Roy Moore

One thing has become clear in the two days since Roy Moore won the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Alabama: The mainstream media does not know what to make of him. On the day after the election, Chuck Todd warned America aboutw what Alabamians had just done. “Roy Moore, where the phrase ‘Christian conservative’ doesn’t […]

Press Goes Nuts Over Trump Saying Senator in Hospital When He’s Just Sick at Home

You won’t believe the lie President Trump has been caught in now. He tweeted: “With one Yes vote in hospital & very positive signs from Alaska and two others (McCain is out), we have the HCare Vote, but not for Friday.” No senators are in the hospital. It was later confirmed Trump was referring to […]

Chuck Todd Forgot the Declaration of Independence Mentions God-Given Natural Rights

Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ show, quoted Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican Senate candidate, and thought he was misquoting the U.S. Constitution. Todd said the following: “First off, he doesn’t appear to believe in the Constitution as it’s written,” Todd said, before playing a clip of Moore referencing what is written in […]

Oops: Election Board Listed Jared Kushner as a Female Vote

The media had a field day reporting about an alleged gaffe by President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, where he supposedly registered as a female voter in the state of New York. The Washington Post highlighted the alleged error by Kushner, as did The Hill and other media outlets. However, the state election board later admitted that […]

Media Bashes Trump Over ‘Unpopular’ NFL Tweets

Amid backlash to President Donald Trump’s response to NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, the mainstream media handed the president a political victory without realizing it. According to recent polling, most Americans agree that NFL players should not be allowed to take a knee during the national anthem. Doing so, the president says, is […]

5 Uncomfortable Truths About Plagiarism

Plagiarism is a difficult and complex subject, but before we can make headway on it, there are some uneasy truths we must understand and accept. The post 5 Uncomfortable Truths About Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Lawsuit Jukebox

Judge declines to dismiss ad over Pepsi's Human Jukebox Super Bowl commercial, Spinilla case takes a strange turn and banana costume sparks KMart lawsuit. The post 3 Count: Lawsuit Jukebox appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Vogue Turns Standard Southwest Airlines Policy Into a Race Issue

On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines had to remove a passenger from a flight after she claimed a ‘life-threatening’ allergy to dogs. The woman, identified as Anila Daulatzai, threw a fit when police officers began to escort her off the plane, according to the New York Post. A video of her being taken off the plane has […]

NFL Running Out of Time to Address Protests

NFL owners have tried to quiet controversy over players not standing for the national anthem, but there is growing evidence time is running out for them to do so without sustaining significant financial damage. Anheuser-Busch became the latest big-budget advertiser to tell the league it needed to clean up its act with regard to disrespecting […]

Mainstream Media Pushes Narrative Trump Lost the Alabama Senate Primary

Suppose one candidate for a U.S. Senate seat from a red state has the backing of Karl Rove and traditional Republican Party officials. He is for all the key stuff – Second Amendment, anti-abortion, anti-regulation, low taxes. But he is no radical, he’s “low-energy,” in the parlance of President Trump, and he’s had a messy […]

Fact Check: Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal isn’t like Ivanka Trump’s

Mainstream media is accusing Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, the daughter and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, of abusing their unpaid White House advisory positions by using private e-mail accounts. Specifically, the media claims that the pair is acting like Hillary Clinton in using private e-mail accounts. Specifically, the media has said the pair is […]

Michelle Obama Criticizes Women Who Voted for Trump

Michelle Obama, in a recent public appearance in Boston, Massa., criticized women voters who voted for President Donald Trump over her preferred candidate, Hillary Clinton. Per CNN, the former first lady said Trump’s female supporters betrayed their own inner voices by voting for Trump: “Any woman who voted against Hillary Clinton voted against their own […]

ESPN’s Jemele Hill Admits She Shouldn’t Have Vented About Trump

ESPN’s Jemele Hill, who called President Trump a “white supremacist” and “unqualified to be president” in a series of tweets two weeks ago, penned an essay on the network’s website admitting that she should not have used Twitter to vent her frustrations. remained critical of Trump rather than apologizing for what she said. She remained critical […]

Ken Burns’ Vietnam War: An Object Lesson in the Failures of the Objective Lens

In striving to present all sides and simply lay out the facts for the viewer, Ken Burns nonetheless pulls his punches when it comes to assigning blame and culpability for the disastrous war.

Mainstream Media Conjures Attack on Trump’s Puerto Rico Response

As Puerto Rico begins to repair the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Maria, mainstream media has jumped to criticize President Trump’s response. Puerto Rico is several hundred miles of water from the U.S. mainland, which means neither the Cajun Navy nor the National Guard can get there quickly. The governor of Puerto Rico […]

While US, North Korea Both Make Threats, Only One Has Killed Millions of the Other’s People

The reasons for North Korea's militarization and the historical context for its conflict with the United States are seldom honestly discussed in US corporate media.

WaPo Flubs Another Russia ‘Scoop,’ Issues Major Retraction

A front-page story in Monday’s Washington Post headlined “Obama sought to prod Facebook on Russia role” has been almost completely retracted, according to a correction issued by the publication. President Obama reached out to Facebook in 2016 to address false information about politics shared on the site. But he did not mention Russia, which makes […]

Sportswriter Peter King Hands Political Commentary to Sports Fans

As sports journalists go, Peter King is one of the best. He does not write about politics – he covers the NFL for Sports Illustrated, and his Monday Morning Quarterback column is one of the most anticipated reads of the week for football fans. Aside from a video posted with this week’s column, King turned […]

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