Category Archives: Social Media

After shooting in Alexandria, social media explodes as shooter’s politics revealed

It was not surprising. Within moments of news breaking about the shootings in Alexandria (VA), Twitter, Facebook, and other social media exploded. Republicans were reportedly targeted by the shooter. 

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Katy Perry lights up social media with ‘no borders’ remark after Manchester bomb

The majority of pop culture entertainers are Democrats who lean far left—that’s no surprise. Katy Perry fits the stereotype, and backlash to her remarks after the bombing in Manchester at a concert heavily attended by young people probably didn’t surprise … Continue reading

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Whedon factor: Why I call Twitter the cesspool of social media

Imagine this. A Tinseltown star born with a silver pedigree enjoys a charmed life doing what he loves—directing and writing films. He’s fortunate—you’d think he’d spread sunshine wherever he goes. Instead, he appears bent on spreading negativity and hatred towards … Continue reading

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Was McDonald’s ensnared by rogue tweet?

Fast food chain McDonald’s appears to have been ensnared in a rogue Tweet aimed at President Donald Trump. In addition to calling Trump “a disgusting excuse of a President [sic],” the person who posted the pinned Tweet jumped into the … Continue reading

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Milo drives attention for Maher as journo who sparked nun cancellation withdraws

If ever a human being was the poster child for provocateur, that would be Milo Yiannopoulos. Known simply as Milo to both his supporters and detractors, he is the sort of person who, when given a stage, is impossible to … Continue reading

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Amid threats and ‘Berzerkeley’ riots, Clinton labor man Reich touts conspiracy theory

Americans are keenly aware the left side of the aisle currently, in part because of fake news, finds something to go berserk about. Literally berserk, as the riots at Berkeley (called ‘Berzerkeley’ in my youth) indicated. Talking to CNN, a … Continue reading

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Media fail from MLK bust to TPP: Time for an opposition fact checker

Sites purporting to serve as fact checkers on media have emerged over the years, and some are more honest than others. I have my opinions, but in the interest of fairness, I’ll just say don’t rely on one fact checker. … Continue reading

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