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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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New York Tabloid Front Page Bias

On the evening of Friday, June 24th, 2011, the New York State Senate unexpectedly passed the bill legalizing same sex marriage. This was a big deal. Especially in the New York City when I was out and about in Brooklyn. … Continue reading

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Interesting Recent Headlines

Odd and noteworthy headlines that sunk their meathooks into my tender, tender brain: ‘Deer with wings’ causes power outage in Montana It didn’t ACTUALLY have wings…but man, that must have been a weird sight seeing Bambi laying across some power … Continue reading

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More Fun with Weiner: The NY Post Does It Again

One thing you HAVE to do before getting caught up in some massively public scandal is make ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN that your name can’t be manipulated into a variety of puns for the New York Post. Otherwise, that story will just … Continue reading

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Headlines of Particular Note

From FoxNews.com Opinion, a tortuous cobbling-together of an analogy requiring too much explanation for a headline and ridiculous wordplay contrasting mental illness and battlefield genius … and the publication’s name! Qaddafi May Be Crazy Like a Fox, But He Has Also … Continue reading

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