Pelosi sends a message to Trump as the press covers a ‘power shift’

January 8, 2019

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. All week long, Pelosi has been signaling to Trump — and to the public — that things will be very different now. When asked, in an interview with the NYT, “if she considers herself Mr. Trump’s equal,” she replied, “The Constitution does.” Sheryl Gay Stolberg’s story also…


Crawling from the wreckage

January 1, 2019

Things are tough all over — but especially in the digital media business of 2018. Probably the most high-profile flameout this year was at Mic, which laid off most of its staff ahead of an acquisition by Bustle. Mic had raised practically $60 million in funding, with major media organizations like Time Warner and Bertelsmann writing checks for the company’s vision of giving news to a millennial audience. But Mic’s…


Anti-Trump op-ed prompts guessing game on author’s identity

September 17, 2018

Text of New York Times article is drawn apart in hunt for clues about identity of senior administration official who wrote it An he New York Times by an anonymous senior administration official claiming to be part of a “resistance” running “from within” to thwart Donald Trump’s” worst tendencies” set off a wild guessing game inside and outside the White House on the author’s identity. In an exceptional move, a…


Rob Reiner: President Trump Is a Russian Asset and We Are in Dire Trouble

August 19, 2018

Rob Reiner making his feelings well known about Donald Trump. Those sentiments can also be felt, merely below the surface, in his new cinema Shock and Awe , which–as its title implies–is about the last period reporters were tasked with analyse a president’s controversial conduct: the 2003 Iraq War. Focused on the efforts of real-life Knight Ridder reporters Jonathan Landay( Spotlight and Steven Spielberg’s hold him accountable for his action,…


How the alt-right are resurfacing old tweets to get Trump’s critics fired

August 10, 2018

In the room of a week Dan Harmon, Trevor Noah and James Gunn have appreciated offensive jokes they attained in the past resurface It’s the kind of scandal that has become ubiquitous in the past few years: someone discloses an offensive social media post or problematic previous chip of employment from a public figure’s past. It commonly ends with a public apology, and often a firing. There have been at…


Technology is driving us to distraction | James Williams

June 16, 2018

How often are you diverted from a task by the seductive lure of your mobile phone? And does it matter? In a landmark book, James Williams argues were losing the power to concentrate Imagine that youve just bought a new GPS device for your car. The first time you use it, it works as expected. However, on the second journey, it takes you to an address a few blocks away…


Stranger Things creators accused of stealing plot of Netflix series

April 20, 2018

Director Charlie Kessler asserts in a infringement litigation that the Duffer Brothers hoisted ingredients from his 2012 short film in developing the smash-hit series Project Montauk, which is said to have conducted experiments on human rights. ” After the massive success of Stranger Things that is based on Plaintiff’s hypothesis that Plaintiffs discussed with Defendants, Defendants have built huge summing-ups of fund by inducing the series based on Plaintiff’s conceptions…