Media Matters - The thing that used to separate the major partisan news outlets from their more propaganda minded kin like Michael Moore or Dinesh D'Souza was that they at least stuck to reporting the facts with spin. Moving into the staged interviews and edited clips business moves them solidly out of the realm of news into something . . .
Topic - At a time when the prevailing trend in journalism is simply pitting talking points at each other between reading press releases, it's hard to imagine a time when investigations went this far to get the real story. Creating a fake bar to document all of the various levels of corruption that defined old-school Chicago politics is a . . .
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Technology Review - In what shouldn't shock anyone, there are more shadowy attempts to use Facebook to influence the outcome of a US election. Facebook is smart, making sure that they openly pushback is the key to ensure that the calls for regulation stay quiet. As far as the voter goes, it's a good time to learn to be critical of the . . .
The Quietus - There have been some so-so interviews during this run of publicity for the new NIN record. Most of them focus on the LP/EP controversy or how much Trump drove the anger of the new record. There's some of that in here, but mostly it's a good conversation about the actual music on Bad Witch.