11/15/2015 archive

The Ultimate Faux Paw at the G-20

Upstaged by three cats. Obama and Putin upstaged by three cats. #G20Turkey #G20AntalyaSummit pic.twitter.com/svxZAoX45D — Duncan Stone (@DuncanCStone) November 15, 2015

The Russian plane crash and the battle of narratives

We examine the conflicting media reports of the Russian plane disaster in Egypt; plus, the rise of automated journalism. When a Russian-operated airline went down in Sinai on October 31, killing all 224 on board, it drew together Russia, the UK and Egypt in what has now become a battle over the airwaves to contain …

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The Breakfast Club (Apportez sur le stupide)

I only took one semester of french and all I remember is my excuse for missing my mid term je suis malade. Google translate says Apportez sur le stupide means Bring on the stupid. My advice: Don’t turn on the tv machine for at least another month or witness the tragedy of a Tsunami of Stupid …

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Punting the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Follow us on Twitter @StarsHollowGzt The …

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Six In The Morning Sunday November 15

Paris attacker named as Omar Ismaïl Mostefai as investigation continues   Isis attacks ‘carried out by three coordinated teams of gunmen’ Belgian police make several arrests after Brussels raids 352 injured, 99 critically, in attack that left 129 dead Seven terrorists killed, six by detonating suicide vests Interactive: how the attacks unfolded The aftermath: read …

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