Search Results for: Josmar Trujillo, <i>Extra!</i>

Aug
19
2014

It Will Be Facebook's Virtual World

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.

Aug
19
2014

RACE LENS: White, White, Don't Tell Me

NPR's historic issue with its lack of diversity isn't likely to be fixed by their new boss.

Aug
19
2014

SoundBites July 2014

Ann Coulter, climate change

Worst Climate Coverage Ever? What’s worse than having climate scientists debate denialists as if they both were legitimate points of view? Leaving out the scientists and letting global warming denial speak unrebutted. That’s what CNN (OutFront, 5/21/14) did when it brought on a right-wing provocateur as the lone guest to respond to a gameshow host’s Twitter-based attack (5/19/14) on climate science: “And ahead, Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak says global warming alarmists are unpatriotic. Tonight, Ann Coulter tells us why she agrees.” Keystone XL’s ‘Symbolic’ Climate Destruction The Washington Post’s Paul Kane (5/4/14) reported that the Keystone XL “pipeline’s […]

Aug
19
2014

SoundBites July 2014

Worst Climate Coverage Ever? What’s worse than having climate scientists debate denialists as if they both were legitimate points of view? Leaving out the scientists and letting global warming denial speak unrebutted. That’s what CNN (OutFront, 5/21/14) did when it brought on a right-wing provocateur as the lone guest to respond to a gameshow host’s Twitter-based attack (5/19/14) on climate science: “And ahead, Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak says global warming alarmists are unpatriotic. Tonight, Ann Coulter tells us why she agrees.” Keystone XL’s ‘Symbolic’ Climate Destruction The Washington Post’s Paul Kane (5/4/14) reported that the Keystone XL “pipeline’s […]

Aug
19
2014

The Assault on Organics

A massive PR effort tries to convince people not to care about pesticides, antibiotics, hormones or GMOs in food.

Aug
19
2014

Who Gets to Speak on Cable News?

A survey of major cable news discussion programs shows a stunning lack of diversity among the guests.

Aug
19
2014

Who Gets to Speak on Cable News?

A survey of major cable news discussion programs shows a stunning lack of diversity among the guests.

Aug
19
2014

SoundBites June 2014

The Reagan Playbook’s Bloody Pages Washington Post columnist David Ignatius (4/8/14) wrote that Russia’s Vladimir Putin may in fact be taking a page out of the United States’ playbook during the Ronald Reagan presidency, when the Soviet empire began to unravel thanks to a relentless US covert-action campaign. Rather than confront Moscow head-on, Reagan nibbled at the edges, by supporting movements that destabilized Russian power in Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Angola and, finally, Poland and Eastern Europe. Ignatius credits this idea to a former CIA paramilitary covert-action officer, who argues that what Putin is doing in Ukraine is similar to what he and […]