Take it from the insiders: Silicon Valley is eating your soul | John Harris

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Former Google and Facebook ministerials are voicing the alarm about the pervasive influence of tech, writes Guardian correspondent John Harris One source of nervousnes came close to being 2017′ s signature subject: how the internet and the insignificant few of enterprises that dominate it are changing both individual thinkers and the present and future of […]

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Reckoning with a culture of male resentment

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The long speak: In the face of a male backlash to the recent deliberation over sexual abuse, is it time to accept that some knows where to find “the worlds” less comfy in the efforts to stirring it livable for others? Three years ago, around the time I became co-editor of the publication where I […]

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‘Kill the messenger’: how Fox News cried ‘coup’ over the Trump-Russia inquiry

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The cable news directs regularly accuses Robert Muellers Trump-Russia investigation of being a coup by war criminals cabal. What are they playing at? On Saturday, Fox News host Jeanine Pirro call last week for” a cleansing … in our FBI and Department of Justice. It needs to be purified of individuals who should not just […]

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How very 2017: the trial by media of 11-year-old Keaton Jones | Hannah Jane Parkinson

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A viral video of a son hollering about being bullied was picked up by mainstream media, inspiring more bullying, this time on a global scale, writes Hannah Jane Parkinson Patience was just a righteousnes. Now it’s gold dirt. Especially when it comes to mainstream media picking up social media intrigue. I refer you GoFundMe page […]

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Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

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Chamath Palihapitiya, former vice-president of user growth, expressed regret for his part in building tools that destroy the social fabric of how civilization works A onetime Facebook exec has said he feelings” terrific regret” over his is currently working on” implements that are rending apart the social fabric of how culture labor”, connecting a changing […]

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Ed Sheeran Comic Relief film branded ‘poverty porn’ by aid watchdog

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Campaigns fronted by Tom Hardy and Eddie Redmayne also announced out for strengthening white saviour stereotypes in the annual Radi-Aid awards ” Poverty porn” pleas fronted by fames Ed Sheeran, Tom Hardy and Eddie Redmayne are simply reinforcing white-hot savior stereotypes, according to an expedite watchdog. The three cinemas, constructed for Comic Relief and the […]

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Their own media megaphone: what do the Koch brothers want from Time?

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The companys decline is readily apparent but if the billionaire brethren other interests are a guide, their financing will be about more than money That Charles and David Koch are putting $650 m into Meredith’s Koch-backed deal with Time– which owns, in addition to Time magazine, names including Beings, Fortune and Sports Illustrated- was sealed […]

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