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January 19, 2015

Brands Exploiting MLK Day: Not Just the Most Horrible Offenders, But Why

Brands Exploiting MLK Day: Not Just the Most Horrible Offenders, But Why
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By Michael Shaw Focusing on tweets that were visual or hinged on visual language, I've identified ones that co-opted MLK into the brand, and in some instances, were overtly racist.

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January 19, 2015

After Brooklyn Execution, Has Media Sympathy Shifted Pro-Police?

After Brooklyn Execution, Has Media Sympathy Shifted Pro-Police?
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By Michael Shaw With the exoneration of Officer Morrison overlapping the backlash by the NYPD, we have a poster example of a serious problem with video and police accountability. It's called over-sharing.

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January 17, 2015

Holy Dive-in-ity

Holy Dive-in-ity
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By Philip Perdue — We shouldn't let a new year full of cataclysms obscure all those brave souls who've been jumping into super-cold water without their clothes.

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January 16, 2015

Death by Illustration

Death by Illustration
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By Michael Shaw If you hadn't been following the news, this photo might seem terribly cheeky. (Then, how fitting would that be.)

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January 16, 2015

The Boko Haram Massacre from Outer (or is it, Inner?) Space

The Boko Haram Massacre from Outer (or is it, Inner?) Space
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By Michael Shaw Amidst the world wide attention and outrage focused on the murders in Paris last week, one could also hear a faint cry -- about a double standard.

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