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Submitted by twig on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 1:31pm
Someone at Facebook temporarily banned New Yorker magazine for violating the "Nudity and Sex" standards. The problem: a cartoon that used two dots to represent female nipples.
The scandalous pencil dots are the subject of a follow-up blog post -- "Nipplegate" -- from the cartoon editor, a not-to-be missed gem. Read below the fold...
Submitted by libbyliberal on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 7:16pm
This from the examiner:
Google says Stein used "inappropriate language" in the ad and thus nixed it for placement on Google TV. SEE VIDEO HERE
The naughty word in question is a time-honored reference to a certain kind of manure, a word used so frequently among the public it has since blended into American consciousness as one of our most natural expressions – especially during the political season. Read below the fold...
Submitted by jest on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 2:28am
Great reporting from independent local outlet Baltimore Brew:
Occupy Baltimore – and media – booted from public sidewalk near youth jail site
Youth jail opponents meet state troopers, city police and a SWAT team on Martin Luther King's birthday.
There seemed to be two “enemies of the state” yesterday at the Occupy Baltimore protest against a planned juvenile detention center in East Baltimore.
One was the 75 protesters themselves, who were met by dozens of Maryland State Police, Baltimore City Police and SWAT team members in riot gear, armed with guns and batons.
Read below the fold...
Submitted by danps on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 4:56pm
When the opposition to the radical Republican agenda in Wisconsin exploded over the winter, Russia Today highlighted a stark contrast in mainstream outlets: Attention and praise lavished on Arab Spring uprisings compared to an all-but-formally-declared news blackout in Madison. Read below the fold...
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Submitted by twig on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 1:44pm
In an attempt to prevent protestors from communicating with one another, British politicians are looking at censoring BlackBerry, Twitter and Facebook.
The question, according to Prime Minister David Cameron, is whether government has the right to "stop people using social media to 'plot' further disorder."
Meanwhile, the police aren't waiting for Parliament to sort it out: Read below the fold...
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Submitted by Schmoo on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 6:13pm
Abbreviated version posted over at Oprah/Jenny McCarthy
To Nancy Snyderman/Re:Dateline show on alternative medicine
I was surprised that on the recent Dateline show regarding Suzanne Somers, you did not query in more detail the apologist for mainstream medicine when she went on critiquing "anecdotal" experiences with alternative medicine.
The word "anecdotal" was never used by industry scientists until the anti-pesticide activists began to make some headway. Once activists helped communities see to it that pesticide bans take effect, the industry came up with this notion of "anecdotal..." Read below the fold...
Submitted by danps on Sat, 12/18/2010 - 6:16am
No Associated Press content was harmed in the writing of this post
The rise of Internet-enabled mobile devices has had some interesting consequences. On the face of it, smart phones and tablets are a boon. They allow people to access email and web sites anywhere, not just when tethered to a desktop. Laptops, with their greater bulk and relatively short battery life, have traditionally been business devices for those who need to work remotely. Read below the fold...
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