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How Public Relations Undermined the Last Century and Twitter

Edward Bernays was the first to discover the power of public relations. Some argue that power has contributed to most of the problems of the twentieth century including some recent problems on Twit...
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Twitter is designed to benefit Public Relations Firms and not ordinary users.

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A Comprehensive Guide to the $5 Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against the S&P

This article includes a timeline of the S&P Ratings' legal problems and explains how these problems relate to the financial crisis. Transcripts of speeches by Justice Department officials are also ...
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National Stalking Awareness Month

National Stalking Awareness Month | US News Media Bias and Propaganda | Scoop.it
As stalking is a crime that is frequently misunderstood and even denied, President Obama declared January National Stalking Awareness Month. Did you learn the facts about stalking and spread the wo...
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Press frequently ignores or underplays stories that promote positive changes.

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The Cause of Human Cruelty and Injustice and a Possible Antidote

Scientists believe they have the answer to why so many leaders become cruel or reckless in their behavior. Their research appears to explain why injustice persists and what can be done about it.
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Science of inducing others to become cruel.

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National Climate Assessment: We're In Trouble

A major study on the environment was largely ignored by local media even though it sheds light what locales can expect from climate change.
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Media Ignores Major Story

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Goverment Spending: Ballard Says It's Time To Explore The Ocean

How does the government spend money on scientific research?
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How do we know agencies are spending money on the right things?

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Massive Fracking Burnoff Can Be Seen From Outer Space

Massive Fracking Burnoff Can Be Seen From Outer Space | US News Media Bias and Propaganda | Scoop.it
A massive fracking project in North Dakota is flaring off massive amounts of methane can been seen from outer space. The burn-off produces damaging effects to the environment and people that the in...
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where's the pollution data for this region?  Seems to be missing.

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US Requires WPS to Pay/Invest 307 Million For Cleaner Air: $0 For Causing Health Problems

For violations of the Clean Air Water Act, the Wisconsin Public Service Corporation will be required to pay or invest 307 Million for cleaner air but there will be no accountability for the health ...
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It takes a special kind of intelligence to not see the problem here.

 

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Gas Giant's Exomoons May Be Best Place To Find Life Outside Our Solar System

NASA's Kepler mission not only involves the search for exoplanets that may harbor life. Scientists are also using the data from this mission to hunt for exomoons.
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Some Exoplanets May Fall Victim to a Scenario from the Twilight Zone

Scientists have confirmed that an Episode of the Twilight Zone where Earth moves out of its orbit is a possibility for life that exists on planets from multi-star system.
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Facts About President Obama's 2013 Budget and Fiscal Cliff Deal

Full text highlights of the 2013 proposed budget, for defense, energy and the environment, jobs, businesses, foreign affairs, patent/intellectual property protection, infrastructure, immigration, t...
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Media fails to inform about fiscal cliff deal or Obama's 2013 budget

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Execs Don't Take Personal Reponsibly for Transocean's Part in Gulf Oil Disaster

While Citizen's United gave corporations the ability to influence elections, corporate law allows corporations to pay fines for criminal convictions and company officials suffer no personal respons...
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Common Republican spin is to claim Liberal lack personal responsibility when the opposite is true.

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Daily Kos: After Science concludes that Violent Video Games Cause Violence, Congress asks for more Research

Daily Kos: After Science concludes that Violent Video Games Cause Violence, Congress asks for more Research | US News Media Bias and Propaganda | Scoop.it
If you want to know just how twisted our politics and media have become look no further than Senator Rockefeller's bill last week asking the National Science Foundation to study the effects of video ...
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Media and congress attempt to confuse the public once again on a major issue that harms the public

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Elizabeth Warren May Have Just Tapped On The Tip Of The Iceberg

Federal agencies across the board seem to believe that corporations are to big to take to court. In addition, regulatory agencies tend to focus on cost instead of quality and use archaic regulatory...
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Elizabeth Warrens shows us our misconceptions about how the government is run.

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Ten Leading Government and Corporate Causes of Death

Most deaths in the US are premature and they are the result the government and corporations lack of safety precautions. A great deal of wealth is transferred to companies that don't pay for the phy...
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The Cause of Human Cruelty and Injustice and a Possible Antidote

Scientists believe they have the answer to why so many leaders become cruel or reckless in their behavior. Their research appears to explain why injustice persists and what can be done about it.
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Cruelty part II

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Everything About Mad Men's New Season and Two Hour Premier on AMC April 7th 9/8c

??Mad Men?? returns for season six with a two-hour premier episode on April 7th and with some tantalizing promises form the show's creator that the new season will be the penultimate season of the ...
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A Show About Spin and What it Does To People.

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President Obama Delivers His Second Inaugural Address

Full text and video of President Obama's Second Inaugural Address.
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Eight Signs That The Consensus Is We're Headed Toward A Climate Catastrophe

A review of consensus statements by scientists and others about the possibility of an impending climate catastrophe.
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Press continues to ignore climate change.

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President Obama Unveils Comprehensive Gun Control Policy

In response to the Sandy Hook shootings, President Obama announced a new gun control policy that is mostly in line with what experts have recommended.
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Being a politician can be an easy an honorable profession if you go with what the experts advise.

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With Ender's Game, Will Hollywood Go Where No Movie Has Gone Before?

The film Ender's Game has as much potential as any film in recent history but will Hollywood deliver? How will Hollywood deal with the moral issues and ending that gave the book it's power?
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Can Hollywood deal with the moral issues that are so relevant today in Ender's Game

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TV News Shows Use Truth Inoculation To Gain Loyal Audiences

Today's media either deliberately or inadvertently uses tactics that are known to prevent people from thinking about arguments that run counter to their existing opinions.
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Morning Mike and Joe's fight can be explained by Mika breaking the script which is to not contradict Joe Scarborough when he's promoting his falsehoods.

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The Ten Most Habitable Exoplanets

The Ten Most Habitable Exoplanets | US News Media Bias and Propaganda | Scoop.it
A detailed look at what we know about potentially habitable extraterestial planets from recent evidence from the Keppler mission and other developments including ten planetary systems that may have...
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Top 10 exoplanets.  Most stories overhype the possibilities.  This story doesn't.

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Links Relating to U.S. Health Care System.

Links Relating to U.S. Health Care System. | US News Media Bias and Propaganda | Scoop.it
Links Relating to U.S. Health Care System including health news and educational links about health care reform and links to government websites.
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US Health Care System is failing its citizens

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While Piracy Group Leader of “IMAGiNE” gets 60 Months, Irish SOPA Tries To Shut Down 260 Websites

The leader of the Internet piracy group “IMAGiNE” was sentenced today to serve 60 months in prison while a recently implemented Irish SOPA-like law is attempting to shut down 260 websites.
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Internet Freedom vs. Privacy.  About SOPA scam.

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