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#148: Fake News and Filter Bubbles

December 21, 2016

The shocking outcome of the presidential election has spurred many journalists, pundits and politicians to look for some explanation as to why people voted the...


#142: Fake News and the Fairness Doctrine

November 28, 2016

Fake news has gotten a lot of media attention since the election. After Trump’s surprise victory, many disgruntled Clinton supporters are pointing the finger at...


#122: Saving Local News

September 7, 2016

Today’s media landscape looks nothing like the 1970s. Back then, newspapers, radio, and television were the only games in town. But despite such insignificant developments...


#90: Media Ownership

May 31, 2016

The media and advertising markets are more competitive than ever, and it’s been awhile since radio, TV stations, and newspapers were the only games in...


Video Game Censorship Makes Forbes List of 2013’s Most Ridiculous Bans

January 3, 2014

2013 saw so many products outlawed that Forbes writer Eli Federman compiled a list of the year’s top five most ridiculous bans. Coming in at...


State Lawmakers Again Trying to Justify Video Game Censorship: Berin Szoka in HuffPo

November 19, 2013

Still smarting from their blow-out loss at the Supreme Court two years ago, state legislators are laying the groundwork for a new push to censor...