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Defund Fox News

Anand Giridharadas The Ink
Advertisers have no loyalty, period. So if their association with Fox News represents enough of a threat to their brand equity, they will reallocate their budgets.

AIPAC’s Dangerous New Antidemocratic Project

Ezra Oliff-Lieberman The Nation
In the name of supporting Israel, the lobbying group has created a new super PAC that is only too happy to boost candidates that threaten our democracy.

Don’t Subject Your Kids to Rudolph

Caitlin Flanagan The Atlantic
The world is bleak enough as it is. Of all the disturbing things in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, nothing competes with Donner’s rejection of his son. Donner is horrified by the nose.

Media Bits and Bytes - August 25, 2020

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The digital divide will deprive poor kids of education in the pandemic; Remembering Lorenzo Milam; The tech cold war with China, and more media and tech reports

Upstart Parties Crash the Ball in Spain

Conn Hallinan Foreign Policy in Focus
A new progressive coalition seeks to end Spain's punishing austerity regime and confront the country's staggering unemployment. The new kid on the block has raised the pressure on the center-left Socialists to make a choice: follow the lead of Portugal, where the Socialist Party formed a united front with the Left Bloc and the Communist/Green alliance, or imitate the Social Democrats in Germany and join a "grand coalition" and make common cause with the right?

Ensnaring Kids in 'Advertising Empire'

Child advocates charge that Google's YouTube Kids app, marketed as family-friendly and child-appropriate, is in fact neither, featuring "disturbing" and "potentially harmful" content.

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