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Mainstream Media Vs. The Age Of Information

Mainstream Media Vs. The Age Of Information

Indeed, there are so many ways that the information age could completely shift the oligarchical collectivism of the power structures of the world in favor of individuals instead of institutions. So, instead of expanding our reach of information – instead of inspiring individuals to dig for truth and research for realness – the institutional powers-that-be are constricting the field of information. This is particularly obvious with recent challenges to net neutrality — a neutrality that 87% of average Americans support, but which institutions are nonetheless seeking to destroy.

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As New Privacy Rules Hit Europe, Google and Facebook Hit With $8.8 Billion in Lawsuits

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
As New Privacy Rules Hit Europe, Google and Facebook Hit With $8.8 Billion in Lawsuits

Accusing Facebook, Google, WhatsApp, and Instagram of “intentionally” violating Europe’s strict new privacy rules that officially went into effect on Friday, Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems filed four lawsuits against the tech companies arguing they are still “coercing users into sharing personal data” despite rolling out new policies ostensibly aimed at complying with the new regulations.

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What is Deja Vu?

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
What is Deja Vu?

Every felt like a current situation had happened before? This may be the result of the process of deja vu.

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Harvey Weinstein Arraigned on Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Harvey Weinstein Arraigned on Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges

Harvey Weinstein has been arraigned and charged with rape and criminal sex act charges.

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The Warning Signs to Look for When a Potential Shooter Has No Criminal History

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
The Warning Signs to Look for When a Potential Shooter Has No Criminal History

Santa Fe, Texas had a school shooting recently to add to the incredible number of violent attacks in schools. Here we look at the warning signs of a potential shooter.

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50 Years Later, America Is Still Divided

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
50 Years Later, America Is Still Divided

The Kerner Report from 1968 created under instructions from President Lyndon Johnson spoke about recommendations for a better America. The only remaining member of that Commission, Fred Harris, and Alan Curtis from the Eisenhower Foundation speak on how 50 years later America is still divided.

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‘Historic Win’ for the Open Internet as Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
‘Historic Win’ for the Open Internet as Senate Votes to Restore Net Neutrality

Thanks to weeks of sustained grassroots pressure in the form of 16 million emails, over a million phone calls, and nationwide demonstrations both online and off, three Republicans voted with the Senate Democratic caucus on Wednesday to block the GOP-controlled FCC’s net neutrality repeal, clearing a crucial hurdle on the path to saving the web from the greed of the telecom industry.

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Angelina Jolie and Bill Gates are the World’s Most Admired People, Survey Finds

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Angelina Jolie and Bill Gates are the World’s Most Admired People, Survey Finds

Bill Gates and Angelina Jolie have been named the most admired man and woman in the world.

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Tom Brady, Michael Strahan and Gotham Chopra are Launching a New Sports Media Startup

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Entertainment, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Tom Brady, Michael Strahan and Gotham Chopra are Launching a New Sports Media Startup

Tom Brady is still at work in the off-season with a new startup in the making

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‘This Is America’: Breaking Down Childish Gambino’s Powerful New Music Video

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
‘This Is America’: Breaking Down Childish Gambino’s Powerful New Music Video

This is America by Childish Gambino gives an artistic depiction of gun violence and racism in America

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Progressive Media Outlets—Including This One—Decry Facebook’s Plan to Act as Gatekeeper of “Trustworthy” News

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Progressive Media Outlets—Including This One—Decry Facebook’s Plan to Act as Gatekeeper of “Trustworthy” News

Critics noted that while corporate outlets like MSNBC, the Washington Post, and the New York Times will likely be proclaimed “broadly trusted” in Zuckerberg’s data-collection endeavor, these “established” news sources have a rich and dubious history of misleading and damaging reporting.

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New York City Just Removed a Statue of Surgeon J. Marion Sims From Central Park. Here’s Why

Posted by on April 28, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
New York City Just Removed a Statue of Surgeon J. Marion Sims From Central Park. Here’s Why

J. Marion Sims statue has been removed from Central Park

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Here’s the Kind of Information Google and Facebook Have on You

Posted by on April 19, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Here’s the Kind of Information Google and Facebook Have on You

Google and Facebook are two of the largest and clearest monopolies in the world, and between them, the harvesting of your personal information goes far beyond what most people realize was even possible.

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How One Bullet Shattered A Body and a Family

Posted by on April 14, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
How One Bullet Shattered A Body and a Family

This is the devastation that one bullet can cause but in the darkness there was still light.

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Will This Be Trial That Puts Cosby Away?

Posted by on April 14, 2018 in Films & TV, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Will This Be Trial That Puts Cosby Away?

Cosby trial reveals alleged victim was paid nearly $3.4 M

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