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WPIX Reporter Heads To Manchester

Dan Mannarino will do hits for all Tribune stations.

3 Count: You’re Out

Supreme Court denies Abbott & Costello heirs writ in case against Hand to God, ReDigi receives expedite appeal and Vodlocker creates new piracy API. The post 3 Count: You’re Out appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

This contest is looking for more ideas on innovation ways to present factchecks (grand prize: $10,000)

If most fact-checking as it’s presented to readers today bores you, now’s your chance to figure out more exciting formats — and maybe win a big cash prize doing it. The International Center for Journalists is running a contest called TruthBuzz that seeks ideas to make fact-checking and debunking stories more appealing to readers, and...

What an academic hoax can teach us about journalism in the age of Trump

Call it, if you like, a replication experiment. Twenty-one years ago, the New York University physicist Alan Sokal attempted to prove that the influence of postmodern ways of thinking in the humanities had reached the point where academic nonsense was indistinguishable from academic sense. As a physicist, Sokal found writing about science to be particularly...

Meet the Robotics Wiz Behind Old Spice’s Giant Mechanical Sea Creature

Unless you've been lost at sea, you've probably heard about the giant robotic squid that Old Spice deployed last weekend for a wacky, high-profile internet game on Twitch. (It generated plenty of ink!) The breathtaking beastie starred in a game called S.Q.U.I.D. (Shared Quests Uniting Individual Dudes), which was live-streamed Friday, Saturday and Sunday at...

Fullscreen’s Research Finds Gen Z Enjoys Branded Content More than Millennials

In lieu of presenting at this year's NewFronts, Fullscreen opted to provide its clients with multiple rounds of insights and research throughout the year. With research conducted by Leflein Associates, the entire report shows that members of Gen Z "expect to be able to have direct access to friends, celebrities and brands," said Pete Stein,...

Scribd says it has over 500,000 subscribers paying $8.99/month for ebooks, audiobooks, and now news

Scribd’s $8.99/month subscription service started out with only ebooks. Over time, it’s expanded to audiobooks, sheet music, documents, magazines — and, as of Tuesday, newspapers. “Select articles” from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Guardian, as well as some archival content from the Financial Times, will now be available to Scribd...

Media Makes a Big Deal out of a Hand Swat by Melania Trump

This is a non-story, isn’t it? Melania Trump, the First Lady of the United States, swatted the hand of her husband, President Donald Trump, and it was caught on video. The video clip went viral, meaning a lot of people saw it, and it led to speculation about why she swatted her husband’s hand. Can’t […]

Washington Post Defended Obama’s ‘Bow’ in Piece about Trump’s Alleged Bow in Saudi Arabia

The Washington Post did some digging, and to be fair, it gave context to the ‘American presidents do not bow to foreign leaders’ controversy. President Donald Trump did not bow, as the Left and liberal media alleged, but dipped his head so he could receive a Saudi Arabian civilian medal from Saudi Arabia’s King Salman. […]

CNN: Trump ‘called a hypocrite’ for Saudi Arabia Bow

CNN ran with the headline, “Trump called a hypocrite for Saudi king bow,” and drew a direct contrast to former President Barack Obama’s infamous bow before the Saudi Arabian monarch. Predictable for a network bent on being an anti-Trump voice, isn’t it? Too bad that CNN did not note that it was not a bow […]

Harvard Report: President Trump ‘Received Unsparing Coverage’ by the Media, Mostly Negative

Liberals might yawn at the prospect of yet another study showing overwhelming media bias against a Republican president but this report does not come from a right-wing think tank. Instead, it comes from one of their favorite think tanks. Harvard University’s Shorestein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy released a report last week that indicated there […]

Update on Explosion in Manchester at Ariana Grande Concert: 22 Dead and 59 Injured in Suicide Bombing

Here’s the latest, from BBC News in a story filed at 4:36 a.m. ET: “Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suicide attack at Manchester Arena. “The blast happened in the foyer at 22:35 BST...

Fighting Communism in California

In February, California senator Janet Nguyen (R-Santa Ana), the country’s first Vietnamese-American state legislator, whose district includes more than 100,000 people of Vietnamese descent, was removed from the Senate chamber after objecting...Show More Summary

Trump Presidency Takedown Effort is Underway

The injustice here, and the double standard, is that there was never a media frenzy like this during the Obama years, nor a special counsel appointed or even contemplated.

David Leavitt Fired: CBS News Freelancer Reportedly Sacked After Joking About U.K. Bombing On Twitter

David Leavitt has been fired as a freelance reporter just hours after he fired off a string of insensitive tweets making jokes about a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, U.K., that left at least 19 people dead. The news...Show More Summary

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