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An addendum

I’ve been thinking. When I remarked (disparagingly) about Thailand’s ban on frightening news, there was more to be said. Starting in 2016, I’ve been reading tweeted agitations from really smart, good people who implore the news media and its associates … Continue reading

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Big sigh: the Matt Gaetz story

Oh, I so don’t want to do this. And I didn’t. Not really. It’s Harper’s in its Weekly Review that ran the whole story with all of its roots and shoots and craziness. I confess having had problems following the … Continue reading

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Fascinating research on disinformation: who buys into it?

I’m a bit behind in my New Yorkers. Last night, I got to The September 14th issue, in which an article by Joshua Yaffa,”Believe It Or Not: How concerned should we be about online Russian manipulation?” grabbed my full attention. … Continue reading

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