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  • Continetti in Claremont Review of Books: Jill Abramson's 'Merchants of Truth'

    I have a review of former New York Times editor Jill Abramson's Merchants of Truth in the summer 2019 issue of the Claremont Review of Books. I was somewhat surprised to find I enjoyed her gossipy, pointed look at digital media's impact on the news industry. On the other hand, I wasn't surprised when Abramson became embroiled in controversy over plagiarism and editorial sloppiness. That's the media for you. Below is the first third of the review. You can read the rest here. The post Continetti...

    Washington Free Beacon
  • South Africa’s biggest news, business, and tech websites

    The latest Narratiive and IAB South Africa statistics reveal which publications are the most popular in South Africa.

    @mybroadband
  • Mass shootings in the United States, 2019: News 10’s Rebeca Marroquin breaks it down

    There’s still about five months left in the year. But according to data from the nonprofit, Gun Violence Archive, which tracks every mass shooting in the country, there’s been more mass shootings than there have been days in 2019. Gun Violence Archive defines a mass shooting as any incident in which at least four people [

    KLFY
  • Trump’s dismal state-by-state job approval

    A new poll puts Trump's state-by-state job approval numbers in dismal territory, making him weak in ten key states he won in 2016.

    MSNBC.com
  • Here’s the disgusting truth about America’s CEO pay scam

    Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over the past decade, while the average worker’s pay has increased just 7,858 dollars over the decade.  Just to catch up to what their CEO made in 2018 alone, it would take the typical [

    www.rawstory.com
  • The Brazilian Amazon is on fire—here’s why that’s bad news for the planet

    Forest fires have soared in the Brazilian Amazon this year, sharpening concerns about rising deforestation and climate emissions under the nation’s new far-right president.The news: More than 70,000 forest fires have broken out throughout the rain forest so far this year, the largest number in at least five years and a more than 80% increase over the same period last year, according to the National Institute for Space Research (INPE).

    MIT Technology Review
  • Michelle Keegan interview: ‘It’s no one’s business when I’m having a child’

    The Our Girl star talks to Ellie Harrison about the mistreatment of women in the media, why she’s proud to be northern and working class, and her new ‘bolshy’ role in Sky One comedy Brassic

    The Independent