Effects of Right Wing "Noise Machine"
Propaganda Has Triumphed over Journalism, and the Consequences Are Enormous
From www.alternet.org - December 7, 2014
We need a press that teaches the young to be agents of people, not power.
See how the news shapes our beliefs about the North Korea hack - Fabius Maximus (blog)
From fabiusmaximus.com - December 24, 2014
Summary: Hot stories like North Korea's (alleged) attack on Sony show how the government officials and journalists shape our opinions. Open source information and analysis can provide alternative ...
New Poll: The Majority of Americans Still Have No Clue the Deficit’s Gone Down Under Obama
From aattp.org - December 17, 2014
About 35 to 40 percent of Americans are Fox-watching conservatives. The math kind of does itself.
These Daily Show And Colbert Report Segments Helped Cure A Year Of Right-Wing Lies
From mediamatters.org - December 23, 1014
The 8 Biggest Weirdos Who Have Ever Appeared on Fox News
From www.alternet.org - December 8, 2014
The news channel has featured a cast of interesting pundits from Glenn Beck to Donald Trump.
Evil Fox News idiocy, unchecked: As Stephen Colbert departs, demented loons set to run free
From www.salon.com - December 19, 2014
O'Reilly, Hannity and Scarborough are excited: Without "Colbert Report," their loud, lunatic voices have more power
Stephen Colbert Schooled Fox News Hard: How Comedy Exposed Bill O'Reilly and the Lie of Right-Wing Patriotism
From www.alternet.org - December 12, 2014
Pitch perfect satire.
“Our media have betrayed us incessantly this year”
From www.salon.com - November 27, 2014
This is a day to give thanks and to remember. That's harder and harder with a media that wants us to forget
Media’s awful right-wing fetish: Why pundit calls for Obama centrism are deluded
From www.salon.com - November 19, 2014
Hyping tension between president and Joe Manchin types, the Centrist Fetishists play Democrats against each other
10 of the Best Moments in Political Comedy This Year
From www.alternet.org - December 18, 2014
In a year filled with upheaval and tragedy, we were all in need of a good laugh.
Social Media and Internet Issues
How Facebook and Candy Crush Got You Hooked
From www.wired.com - December 23, 2014
Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. World of Warcraft. Angry Birds. The most successful tech products have one thing in common: They’re addictive. And users don’t get hooked by accident.
Internet addiction affects 6 percent of people worldwide
From www.psypost.org - December 19, 2014
Internet addiction is an impulse-control problem marked by an inability to inhibit Internet use, which can adversely affect a person’s life, including their health and interpersonal relationships.
Research Links Addictive Social Media Behavior With Substance Abuse
From www.huffingtonpost.com - December 14, 2014
Plenty of research has demonstrated that the addictive quality of social media is very real. And according to a new study, heavy social media use may also contribute to a different type of addiction.
33 Reasons Why People Should Be Honest on Social Media
From www.socialmediatoday.com - December 15, 2014
When it comes to having a social media profile, there is no stopping you from saying things that aren’t true. After all, there are hundreds-of-millions of users online, and it’s nearly impossible to monitor everyone’s activity.
How porn is rewiring our brains
From www.telegraph.co.uk - December 8, 2014
Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new film Don Jon is the story of a man whose porn habit has left him unable to relate to real women. He's not the only one, reports Nisha Lilia Diu
Daily "technoference" hurting relationships, study finds
From medicalxpress.com - December 4, 2014
New research finds that the seemingly small, everyday interruptions that come with smart phones and other devices are interfering with romantic relationships.
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