Tag Archives: Blogging

Guitar Center workers launch union effort, real estate predators, updates on #killsugar

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie discuss Guitar Center workers’ efforts to unionize, the amazing story of a transgender Navy Seal, Dartmouth College students being punished for protesting their school failing to report rape assaults, real estate predators, a new study that shows 1 in 5 public schools was considered high [...]

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What Maureen Dowd is trying to teach us

Poor Maureen Dowd is in a little bit of trouble. I don’t know if you’ve already heard the news around the blogosphere, but she plagiarized her latest column from the work of Talking Point Memo‘s Josh Marshall. Dowd claims this was an accident, and that she got the idea for the material in question while chatting [...]

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Amity Shlaes' Weird and Dishonest Article

Bloomberg.org’s Amity Shlaes recently grouped me together with two other “left-leaning” bloggers in an article about the nefarious world of the Internets. In this murky underworld, faceless bloggers exist only to baselessly attack innocent politicians post-election as part of a dastardly plan to undermine “gentlemanly” newspapers. My qualms with Shlaes article are threefold, but I first want [...]

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Rumsfeld's Plan to "Fight the Internet"

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BBC A newly declassified document gives a fascinating glimpse into the US military’s plans for “information operations” – from psychological operations, to attacks on hostile computer networks. Bloggers beware. As the world turns networked, the Pentagon is calculating the military opportunities that computer networks, wireless technologies and the modern media offer. From influencing public opinion [...]

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(VIDEO) Chris Matthews: Blogs Don't Count

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Sticking with the theme of shouting whatever crazy crap pops into his giant Irish head, today Chris Matthews enlightened us all by explaining journalists can’t be bloggers, and bloggers contribute nothing to journalism. The declaration came after NY Daily News reporter Liz Benjamin cited blogs regarding the possible “affair question” with regard to Caroline Kennedy’s withdrawal [...]

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