Media 2.0 – N through Z

‘Simpsons’ actor willing to stop voicing controversial character, says his ‘eyes have been opened’

Hank Azaria, the voice actor who plays Apu on the animated show, “The Simpsons,” said he is willing to step aside from the character, now that his “eyes have been opened” to the ways the character is offensive to South Asian people, CNN reported. The character …

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Pro-gun Parkland student responds to teacher who blasted him over gun photo

Kyle Kashuv, the pro-gun Parkland, Florida, student who was questioned by school security officers after he shared photos of himself at a shooting range, is hitting back at a teacher who attempted to drag the high schooler’s name through the mud by discrediting his thoughts on …

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Gun Stops a Knife Fight? Woman With Gun Confronts Burglar Who Was Stealing Her Knives

Never bring a knife to a gunfight is the old saying. It’s an older code, but it checks out. Throwing lead at speeds faster than sound from a distance will trump a blade almost every time. And that’s exactly what one Ocala, Florida, woman did when …

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Macron Addresses Congress and Reminds Us of Our Shared Love of Liberty

Today French President Emmanuel Macron addressed a Joint Session of The United States Congress and delivered a fiery and rousing speech on liberty, France’s long and “special relationship” with the United States, and the “common struggle of dignity and respect.” Here is a link to …

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Hillary Clinton Would Prefer NOT to Talk About Harvey Weinstein, Please

What’s wrong, Hill? It would seem all of us who have pushed the notion of Hillary Clinton as a shameless attention seeker with an overblown ego and sense of entitlement may owe her an apology. There actually are moments when the former First Lady will …

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What It’s Like To Be a Workplace Harassment Trainer in the #MeToo Era

I have been a workplace consultant for over 30 years. I’m frequently called in to intervene in cases of harassment, discrimination, bullying. And I can tell you that the #MeToo movement has been good for business. These days, many of my clients are retaining my …

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Joy Reid Blames Mystery Hackers for the Anti-Gay Stuff on Her Old Blog

To the extent that I know who MSNBC host Joy Reid is, it’s generally due to some really dumb tweets like this one: “Classical liberal” is an accurate term for a person who supports New Deal economics and social modernity but does not identify as …

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FDA Investigation of Adolescent Juuling Could Endanger Adult Smokers

Juul, a discreet, streamlined e-cigarette developed by the innovative vaporizer company Pax Labs, is pretty cool. That’s a problem for Juul Labs, which spun off from from Pax last year, because teenagers like cool things. Yesterday the Food and Drug Administration, responding to anecdotal reports …

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Mixed signals from Trump on VA nominee

(AP) — His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment as he served as a top White House doctor. …

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Journalist banned from flying due to 'social credit score'

(WCBS) — China is rolling out a high-tech planto give all of its 1.4 billion citizens a personal score, based on how they behave. But there are consequences if a score gets too low, and for some that’s cause for concern, CBS2’s Ben Tracy reported Tuesday. …

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