How Not to Get Invited Back on TV

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Larry Wines: Sunday morning brings Candy Crowley’s “State of the Union,” one of CNN’s weekly contributions to the parade of sabbath gasbags. This week’s edition brought a teachable moment from a segment that was all heat and no light.

Real Net Neutrality

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Sharon Kyle: Our democracy depends on Net Neutrality. We urge you to learn more about Net Neutrality by clicking “Save The Internet”

Carl Bloice Remembered, 1939-2014

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Carl Bloice, a brilliant journalist, political theorist, and teacher who inspired and mentored generations of activists in the U.S. and around the world for more than five decades, died in San Francisco April 12 after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.

Tragedy in the 24/7 News Media

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Walter Brasch: There is a major problem when the media—print or visual—become fixated upon one story, such as Flight 370. Other stories are swept aside. The mudslide near Oso, Washington, that killed 30, with at least a dozen still missing, is one of those stories that should have dominated the news media.

When Cigarettes Were Good for Women

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Blain Roberts: A recent advertisement in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition for blu eCigs, a popular brand of electronic cigarettes, hit what one public health expert has called “a new high in terms of chutzpah.”

Why People Watch (and Follow) Fools

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Following George Zimmerman: Zimmerman’s infamy will live forever so he’s decided to become notorious. Why not get paid to be the villain?

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