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Euphemistic Language: Penn State Story is NOT Just a “Sex Scandal”

I have to agree: Media criticized: Penn State isn’t a ‘sex scandal’ Self-proclaimed “tech culture journalist” Xeni Jardin has criticized the media for using “sex scandal” in reporting the turmoil at Penn State, notes Steve Myers of the Poynter media training institute. … Continue reading

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A Breakdown of an Illogical “Go the F*** to Sleep” Critique

CNN.com posted an opinion piece titled “Go the F*** to Sleep” not funny by Karen Spears Zacharias. The post is a critique of Go the F*** to Sleep by Adam Mansbach, a children’s book parody that Zacharias admits was written … Continue reading

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