Category Archives: News

Australia has passed a law against violent content on social media

As reported in Time on last Thursday, Australian lawmakers have determined that social media platforms are accountable for spreading content. The new bill means that if social media platforms do not remove “expeditiously” any violent content, they could be fined … Continue reading

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Facebook Targets Hate Group and Vaccine Misinformation

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugs a mosque-goer at the Kilbirnie mosque in Wellington, New Zealand, on March 17, 2019 In the wake of the New Zealand mosque shootings in which 50 worshippers were killed by a white nationalist gunman, Facebook … Continue reading

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Nothing to Report

The ongoing special counsel investigation report about the President and his administration, led by Bob Mueller, was submitted to the Attorney General last Friday. It was the biggest news story of the weekend and possibly the year. For the entire … Continue reading

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The Family that Memes Together

If you frequent any social media platform with any sense of regularity, at some point or time you have the seen the meme above. For the uninitiated, a text box or text bubble would be placed on all three people … Continue reading

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Who’s Bad?

The Sundance Film Festival took place on January 24th, 2019. One of the biggest buzzed films that took place at this event, was the documentary “Leaving Neverland” about Michael Jackson and allegations from two men, that he sexually and mentally … Continue reading

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When is Enough, Enough?

This past week tragedy has struck again in Parkland Florida at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School leaving 17 dead. The students and community are justifiably devastated and are morning the loss of their children, classmates, and teachers. The students and … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment takes aim at the First Amendment!

The NRA has released a new “freedom is the safest place” ad campaign and within it the NRA claims they are the defender of free speech and they plan on exercising their free speech. The NRATV ads, featuring Dana Loesch, … Continue reading

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