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By PaulOnBooks
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Andy McDandy wrote:http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-reasons-f ... s-in-2016/

How fake news came to dominate the agenda in 2016, by the news editor of Cracked.
Yes. (And I cringe whenever I hear 'citizen journalists') http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-reasons-f ... s-in-2016/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
 
By Abernathy
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This is a quite brilliant and very interesting blog entry from Paul Richards looking in detail at Emily Maitlis' extraordinary opening to Newsnight yesterday, and why it was so effective.

Absolutely fascinating.

https://medium.com/@pauladrianrichards/ ... 246913eb8a
 
By Malcolm Armsteen
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And in the comments
I haven’t read the judgement but the whole thing smacks of being a political decision. Judges can easily reason backwards from a gut decision to provide a legal rationale and I would be interested to know Judge Rice Collins’s background and affiliations.
No racist dogwhistles there, then.
 
By Andy McDandy
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https://jenzerb.medium.com/i-left-my-ca ... 63374ec6b8

Interesting piece on sexism and the "lad culture" in the workplace, and the damage it does.
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