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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by eumaas » 30 May 2016, 6:44pm

I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Silent Majority » 30 May 2016, 6:52pm

What an interesting article. I had never looked at it from that angle.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 30 May 2016, 6:52pm

Is rickrolling even a thing nowadays? It seems like the kind of thing that grandparents have discovered on The Facebook.
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Post by Flex » 30 May 2016, 7:43pm

A+ discourse . Would click on the longread link again.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 16 Jun 2016, 12:15pm

Satirists, give it up. Reality cannot be beaten.
http://gawker.com/fox-news-to-his-holin ... 1782087297
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 17 Jun 2016, 4:20pm

Were it not so infuriating, it would be to laugh at the obvious coding involved in the use of the word terrorist.
https://theintercept.com/2016/06/17/why ... terrorist/
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Rat Patrol » 10 Jul 2016, 9:41am

This is social media and mainstream media's re-vomiting of social media on a Sunday morning in July:



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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 10 Jul 2016, 9:55am

Rat Patrol wrote:This is social media and mainstream media's re-vomiting of social media on a Sunday morning in July:



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There was no race problems until a black person killed a white person! Just like it's class warfare when someone like Bernie Sanders says that the poor are getting boned, but it's not class warfare when said policies are being enacted.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Flex » 19 Jul 2016, 5:02pm

Roger Ailes out at Fox News after accusations of sexual harassment. He gets a $40m retirement package, so quite the punishment there.

Now we get to find out if Fox News can survive after Ailes. I don't think it'll be a problem - the formula for success is well-established now - but man, fuck that guy.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Rat Patrol » 19 Jul 2016, 5:08pm

Flex wrote:Roger Ailes out at Fox News after accusations of sexual harassment. He gets a $40m retirement package, so quite the punishment there.

Now we get to find out if Fox News can survive after Ailes. I don't think it'll be a problem - the formula for success is well-established now - but man, fuck that guy.
http://www.rawstory.com/2016/07/bombshe ... 7131x84899
Another juicy tidbit in Sherman’s piece: His sources say Ailes has “received advice on strategy from Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani” for beating the rap on sexual harassment, which adds a whole other layer of intrigue to this saga.
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 19 Jul 2016, 5:18pm

Flex wrote:Roger Ailes out at Fox News after accusations of sexual harassment. He gets a $40m retirement package, so quite the punishment there.

Now we get to find out if Fox News can survive after Ailes. I don't think it'll be a problem - the formula for success is well-established now - but man, fuck that guy.
Yet, if they are aware that their core viewers are literally dying off, a new boss might see this as an opportunity to pivot, if ever so slightly, to a view for the future. Which isn't to say that I believe this will happen, but if the concern is more about making money than being propagandists, this would be a good time.
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 27 Jul 2016, 8:54am

Old white guy on the teevee assures as that some actual slaves had it pretty good. Next, how Obamacare and background checks are making us all slaves!
http://gawker.com/bill-oreilly-actually ... 1784362224
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Re: The IMCT Media Criticism Thread

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I feel that there is a fascistic element, for example, in the Rolling Stones . . .
— Morton Feldman

I've studied the phenomenon of neo-provincialism in self-isolating online communities but this place takes the fucking cake.
— Clashy

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