NPR’s historic issue with its lack of diversity isn’t likely to be fixed by their new boss.
A massive PR effort tries to convince people not to care about pesticides, antibiotics, hormones or GMOs in food.
On topics related to children, even liberals tend to hold positions whose premises are deeply conservative.
Virtual reality is an idea that’s more poised for major social takeover than the lay-person might realize, and Facebook’s control over its future is, given the website’s relationship with its users, cause for concern.
In recent months, media consumers have received a heavy dose of spin masking the reality of Israeli policy, as journalists rushed to cover Chris Christie’s and John Kerry’s utterances on the country.
American democracy may be in worse shape than you think, according to a new university study. Researchers could find no sign that the public’s views had any impact at all on public policy–while the influence of the wealthy was plainly evident.
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