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Media Bits and Bytes - August 25, 2020

Portside
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

Older Workers Can’t Work From Home and Are At a Higher Risk For COVID-19

Elise Gould Economic Policy Institute
Nearly three-fourths of workers age 65 and older—over 5 million older workers—are unable to telecommute. That means that these workers, who are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19, could be putting themselves at risk to earn a paycheck.

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Don't Unlock Your Cellphone; Cable Soon to be Obsolete; Time-Warner Divorces Time Magazine; Minority Media Ownership Way Down; Hewlett Improves Conditions for its Chinese Workers; Amazon Polices Immigrant Workers with Neo-Nazi Guards; FCC Building Free Universal WiFi - Not!; Still No TV Cameras for SCOTUS; Technology & Democracy; Clicktivism & Unions; Journalists Under Attack; Zombies Hack Emergency Alert System; More
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