Following George Zimmerman: Zimmerman’s infamy will live forever so he’s decided to become notorious. Why not get paid to be the villain?
Noelle Pikus-Pace: It feels like somebody slipped one of those supermarket checkstand women’s magazines into the sports section.
Young Crime Victims: We indulge the easy stuff while avoiding tough problem analysis and policy reform.
People Powered Media — Greater numbers of people will build up immunity to the destructive misinformation of corporate media.
Lies About Obamacare: If my opinion is that a giant turtle carries the world on his back, then my opinion has no value; it’s worthless.
The Biggest Loser: Criticizing Fredrickson’s appearance nowmay not actually be any more sensitive than criticizing her body before the show.
Propaganda Olympics — For Vladimir Putin, the Sochi Olympics is a carefully orchestrated propaganda opportunity to try to showcase the nation’s athletes.
Katherine Lee Bates — As long as we’re educating the Limbaugh lunatics, the “Pledge of Allegiance” also written by a Christian socialis.
Justin Bieber Thug — Bubblegum pop singer Justin Bieber was caught speeding in Miami Beach and was arrested for throwing a temper tantrum.
Michelle Obama Subway — Loony bin conservatives created their own page: “I Reject Michelle Obama and Subway.” Read at your own risk.
Asian Americans on Television — The underrepresentation is bad enough without white performers exploiting racist ideas about Asian culture.
Washington Post CIA Ties — The recent purchase of the Post by Jeff Bezos forms a new structural bridge between the media industry and the surveillance/warfare state.
Corporate Advertising — The best ethical response by online publishers would be to draw a bright line around all “branded content”.