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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
PostPosted: Mon February 15, 2021 11:44 pm 
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We are living through a historic, technology-fueled shift in the balance of power between the media and its subjects. The subjects are winning.


I assume by subjects they mean the stories they cover, but I can't help thinking this is the Freudian slips of all Freudian slips.


Between this and the Times Scott Alexander piece, the prestige papers have had a rough couple of days.


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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
PostPosted: Mon February 15, 2021 11:49 pm 
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I’m so confused Burt. You don’t want the establishment press to ask tough questions of the people in power, but you are also against the public shaming that can happen on platforms like Twitter? You’re kind of circling the plane without picking a landing zone here.


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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
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I'm making a comment on the imagined ethical superiority of these smug elitists who think they are fighters for the downtrodden when they are part of the problem. The stupidity of the herd is a different matter.

but you're right about not having a landing zone. We're gonna crash into a mountain and hope for the best!

unless....

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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
PostPosted: Tue February 16, 2021 12:42 am 
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BurtReynolds wrote:
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We are living through a historic, technology-fueled shift in the balance of power between the media and its subjects. The subjects are winning.


I assume by subjects they mean the stories they cover, but I can't help thinking this is the Freudian slips of all Freudian slips.


No way that was a slip

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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
PostPosted: Tue February 16, 2021 12:47 am 
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Bi_3 wrote:
BurtReynolds wrote:
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We are living through a historic, technology-fueled shift in the balance of power between the media and its subjects. The subjects are winning.


I assume by subjects they mean the stories they cover, but I can't help thinking this is the Freudian slips of all Freudian slips.


No way that was a slip

A double entendre, perhaps?

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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
PostPosted: Tue February 23, 2021 10:01 pm 
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Let the censorship begin:

https://eshoo.house.gov/sites/eshoo.hou ... .22.21.pdf

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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
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Bi_3 wrote:

heh heh, "Stankey"


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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
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"Hacked materials" warning

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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
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I saw that quote in an article that said Musk should buy the Chicago Tribune to clap back at Bezos on a more regular basis.


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 Post subject: Re: On The Media: Where Do You Get Your News?
PostPosted: Fri February 26, 2021 1:16 am 
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Insanity abounds:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/liberal-twitter-mob-heaps-racist-sexist-abuse-on-wapo-reporter-seung-min-kim-for-doing-her-job

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