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The Globe and Mail
Blue Jays cap off awe-inspiring August with ironic sweep of TigersOn Aug. 1, shortly after they completed a radical roster-ectomy at the trade de
Blue Jays cap off awe-inspiring August with ironic sweep of Tigers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
On Aug. 1, shortly after they completed a radical roster-ectomy at the trade deadline, we knew something had changed about the Blue Jays. It felt seismic at the time. In hindsight, those were only small tremors that portended the Big One. What’s... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Father of Virginia reporter shot on air reaffirms push for gun controlAndy Parker, the father of the news reporter who was shot dead with her cameram
Father of Virginia reporter shot on air reaffirms push for gun control
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Andy Parker, the father of the news reporter who was shot dead with her cameraman live on air in Virginia on Wednesday, on Sunday vowed again to succeed in his push for gun control legislation, saying: “They messed with the wrong family.” Flanagan,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: Videos, dash cams close gap between press, publicHe had not heard about the murders of WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and her ca
Gelzinis: Videos, dash cams close gap between press, public
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
He had not heard about the murders of WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and her cameraman, Adam Ward, at the hands of a deranged former colleague until I told him. My friend, who once worked with distinction at a local television station, was stunned,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Parties and pundits trumped by Donald’s appeal set to peak in the presidentialsIN THE 20,000 strong crowd at Ladd-Peebles Football Stadium at the University o
Parties and pundits trumped by Donald’s appeal set to peak in the presidentials
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
IN THE 20,000 strong crowd at Ladd-Peebles Football Stadium at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, one man outlined the appeal of the man he’d come to see, Donald Trump. “He’s our microphone,” the man at the rally told NBC’s Meet the Press... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why ‘The Donald’ isn’t going awayIN THE 20,000 strong crowd at Ladd-Peebles Football Stadium at the University o
Why ‘The Donald’ isn’t going away
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
IN THE 20,000 strong crowd at Ladd-Peebles Football Stadium at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, one man outlined the appeal of the man he’d come to see, Donald Trump. Those three words tell us more about the rise and rise of the property... Read more
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New Now Next
"Killjoys" Wraps Its First Season, Psychoanalyzing "Mr. Robot" And Time To "Fear The Walking Dead" : TV ON TAPWhile TNT has yet to order a fifth season of Major Crimes, it did just expand t
"Killjoys" Wraps Its First Season, Psychoanalyzing "Mr. Robot" And Time To "Fear The Walking Dead" : TV ON TAP
New Now Next / Posted 12 days ago
While TNT has yet to order a fifth season of Major Crimes, it did just expand the fourth season by five episodes, which will make the fourth season the longest yet. Vulture talked with a psychiatrist to get a professional take on the mental health... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mad as hell demogoguery won't win Trump GOP nominationNearly 40 years ago, a fictional television anchor called Howard Beale captured
Mad as hell demogoguery won't win Trump GOP nomination
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Nearly 40 years ago, a fictional television anchor called Howard Beale captured a public mood of despair by telling his viewers to go to the nearest window, throw it open and shout: "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!" The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Patrick Stewart jarringly funny as TV newsmanIt’s definitely a jolt seeing the man who was “Star Trek’s” stoic Capt. Jean-Lu
Patrick Stewart jarringly funny as TV newsman
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
It’s definitely a jolt seeing the man who was “Star Trek’s” stoic Capt. Jean-Luc Picard nuzzling the breasts of a prostitute, drunkenly resisting arrest and snorting cocaine with gusto. It’s also a lot of fun. Off the air, however, Walter Blunt... Read more
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Op-Ed News
What Trump and Sanders Have In CommonBoth Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have one thing in common. They're tapping
What Trump and Sanders Have In Common
Op-Ed News / Posted 28 days ago
Both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have one thing in common. They're tapping the same anger Howard Beale did in the movie Network. They are both tapping the public's dissatisfaction with the status quo. Bernie Sanders has just about developed a... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Best of Enemies’: William F. Buckley, Gore Vidal TV debates brought out intellectuals’ worstAs quaint as it may now seem, there was a time when the Republican and Democrat
‘Best of Enemies’: William F. Buckley, Gore Vidal TV debates brought out intellectuals’ worst
The Washington Times / Posted a month ago
As quaint as it may now seem, there was a time when the Republican and Democratic presidential nominees were unknown until the conventions. The “big three” TV networks offered gavel-to-gavel coverage, and the parties’ eventual contenders emerged... Read more

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