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Media Won’t Say It, But It’s Been a Great Year for Workers

Laura Ingraham, FOX NewsThough the media has been loathe to report this fact, 2017 has been a banner year for the U.S. economy. An incredible comeback from President Obama’s anemic non-recovery recovery. The Economist notes this week that blue collar wages are rising, as unemployment tumbles, wage growth among factory workers, drivers, and builders, now exceeds 4%. Theirs is growing faster than the wages of professionals and managers. … Read the referenced story here: Media Won’t Say It, But It’s Been a Great Year for Workers

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Credibility at risk, media cuts stars loose over sex claims

AP Photo/Jim Cooper NEW YORK (AP) — The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off the air. The next day, he was fired. Rose became the latest in a string of prominent journalists felled abruptly by accusations of sexual misconduct. While news organizations aren’t the only companies taking prompt measures against the accused, they face particular pressure to act because of the risk … Read the referenced story here: Credibility…

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Smarter 

The Ugly Side Of Social Media You Didn’t Know

As of the third quarter of 2017, Facebook had 2.07 billion monthly active users. There is no way we can deny that social media is a part of our lives in this age. Whilst social media trends continues to sky-rocket, there are also downsides that individuals are starting to realise which results in some wanting to do away with it, or going on social media fasts to steer clear of addiction. What is the reason behind this craze that has taken the world by storm? And why should we care about how…

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The Nvidia Shield TV streaming media player is down to $170

Stream your favorite shows and play your favorite games all with one device. The Nvidia Shield TV with game controller is down to $169.99 on Amazon. This price matches a deal we saw more than a week ago during Best Buy’s early Black Friday sales, and you can find this price at Best Buy this time, too. In fact, if you don’t want the game controller (you should, but that’s none of my business), you can get the Nvidia Shield TV with just the remote for $150 at Best Buy….

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The Media Is Giving Up Its Place in Our Democracy

Chris Wallace, Washington PostBut we shouldn’t be drawn into becoming players on the field, trying to match the people we cover in invective. It’s not our role. We’re not as good at it as they are. And we’re giving up our special place in our democracy. There’s enough to report about this president that we don’t need to offer opinions or put our thumb on the scale. … Read the referenced story here: The Media Is Giving Up Its Place in Our Democracy

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Trump’s Asia Tour Was a Triumph for Him, Failure for U.S. Media

Piers Morgan, DM‘Trump finds success in Asia’ screamed the CNN headline. Wait, WHAT? But what else could my old network say? By any yardstick, Trump’s 12-day tour has been a resounding triumph. … Read the referenced story here: Trump’s Asia Tour Was a Triumph for Him, Failure for U.S. Media

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