Category Archives: Media

Social Media and the Cognitive War Against Israel

Time to take a break from giving and receiving abuse on Twitter and do some work. Last night we watched the Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma.” It’s about the big tech companies and how their systems manipulate us into giving … Continue reading

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What American Jews Can Learn from AOC

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may not be the sharpest thorn in the bush, but she has taught an important lesson for American Jews. Whether they learned it is doubtful. The congresswoman, who once admitted that she was “not an expert on the … Continue reading

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Social Media and Radical Freedom of Speech

The Internet and its functionalities, like email and the World Wide Web, were created by academic researchers. Although the military paid for a lot of it, there was little attention paid to security and none at all to control of … Continue reading

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Statues, Slavery, and the NY Times

Irony may be dead in America, but if any were left alive, this would count. Consider the work of Vincenzo Miserendino (1875-1943). An Italian-American sculptor, he created statues and busts of famous Americans and other notables, including several of Theodore … Continue reading

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How “Wokeness” is Wrecking Journalism

Yesterday I got into an argument on Facebook: does this article in the NY Times reporting on the speech Donald Trump made at Mt. Rushmore constitute good journalism? I noted that the writer, Annie Karni, used pejorative language – she … Continue reading

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