January 13, 2006
A waste of ink

The Washington Post's Robin Givhan critiques the Alitos' choice of dress. The Post would be well-advised to send Givhan back to the typing pool and hire some better editors and reporters.

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January 13, 2006
Copyrighting threat letters

The Smoking Gun is largely famous on the Web for posting celebrity mug shots, but they also publish all sorts of legal documents and occasionally do some reporting. The latter is what prompted this letter from legal eagle Martin D. Singer. The letter threatening a lawsuit should The Smoking Gun go ahead with its report […]

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January 13, 2006
Shooting fish in a barrel

The Angry Clam fisks the bejeezus out of a New York Times editorial. Check it out. Read the comments too, I particularly liked this one by nk: I believe that I became interested in Supreme Court nominations during the confirmation hearings of Judge Bork. I saw him being verbally abused, slandered and insulted by @##$%s […]

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January 13, 2006
Flight 93

The movie based on the heroes of United Flight 93 is slated for release on April 28. You can check out the trailer here. The trailer doesn't show you a whole lot of the film, instead focusing more on dialogue and sound effects. It has a greater emotional impact than it would if they'd shown […]

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🧵Please indulge me more on this topic: Yesterday's Bloomberg article misrepresenting Thune's comments on entitlement reform is part of a broader issue:
Most media coverage of Social Security, Medicare & unsustainable debt has long been narrative-driven and, yes, dishonest. (1/)

More broken accountability at the International Fact-Checking Network (@factchecknet) and the @Poynter Institute.

The IFCN allows people to register complaints about the its stable of "verified" signatories to its code of principles. @Google and @YouTube $hould pay attention.
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