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Turn Off Ten — More Lies From Sinclair Broadcasting

Did Dr. Fauci create Covid-19? Get ready for more dangerous nonsense from the racist dumbbells in your life. If you have yet to block Channel 10 on Nana’s TV, now would be a good time. From WashPo: After facing intense scrutiny for planning to air a baseless conspiracy theory that infectious-disease expert Anthony S. Fauci […]

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Up To 40 ProJo Employees On The Chopping Block

The Providence Business News reports that, according to an asset purchase agreement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the new owners of the Providence Journal will be looking to cut up to 40 employees from the payroll. In other words, the buyer, GateHouse affiliate and New Media Investment Group subsidiary LMG Rhode Island

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Put An End To The WH Correspondents’ Dinner

Tonight is that annual co-opting of the Washington press corps known as the White House Correspondents’ Dinner — and this year is the organization’s centennial. Prepare for a deluge of selfies as respected journalists vie for the attentions of reality television stars, while getting chummy and tipsy with the venal hypocrites running our country into

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Fems And Women’s Media Festival

(3.16) Free and open to the public in two locations: Cable Car Cinema and the Granoff Center at Brown. Go to Feminist & Women’s Media Festival for complete schedule, locations, film descriptions, panels, participants, and locations. Event organizers emphasize that the diverse programming — a film from 1907, a documentary produced and directed by Lupita

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It’s The “Republican Shutdown” And Should Be Reported That Way

It is not just a “congressional shutdown” or a “government shutdown” it’s the REPUBLICAN SHUTDOWN. Every single mention of the shutdown should be preceded by the word “Republican” in all the headlines, every single time.  As President Obama said in his speech on Tuesday, “One faction of one party in one house of Congress in

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Alert The (Local) Media — Climate Change Debate Is Over

According to Channel 10 News a study from ClimateCentral.org indicates that Rhode Island’s climate is warming at a faster rate than any other state. (Coming in at number two is Massachusetts.) They looked at average daily temperatures for the continental 48 states from 1912 to the present, and also from 1970 to the present and

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Providence Granola Project In The News

Local granola good-guys got a mention in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine. Geoff Gordon and Keith Cooper, founders of the Providence Granola Project, were interviewed in a short piece about the history of the healthy snack food — Who Made That Granola? Started in 2008, the PGP makes tasty granola and provides jobs for international

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Providence Journal Pulls Doonesbury

According to the New York Times, A national syndicate will offer replacement “Doonesbury” comic strips to newspapers that don’t want to run a series that uses graphic imagery to lampoon a Texas law requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion, executives said Friday. A handful of newspapers say they would not run this

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‘Page One: Inside The New York Times’ At Cable Car

The New York Times had to call in a ringer to review this movie — Michael Kinsley, a senior editorial adviser at Bloomberg News. Kinsley isn’t that crazy about the film which “flits from topic to topic, character to character, explaining almost nothing.” Even worse, The unlikely hero of “Page One” is a media columnist

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