Tag Archive: Paris Attacks

Nov 23 2015

What John Said Last Week Today

One of my favorite pundits is comedian John Oliver. Since leaving “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” he has made his mark on the premium cable network HBO with “Last Week Tonight.” Once a week, John takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events, often laced with “colorful” language, videos and costumed characters. …

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Nov 22 2015

Double standards in the Paris attacks coverage

We examine whether there’s a double standard for victims of terrorism; plus, fixers: the unsung heroes of journalism. As news of the attacks in Paris was breaking, Facebook launched a feature allowing its users to “check-in” and let their family members and friends know they were safe. It also introduced a feature that allowed users …

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