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Orientation Day in the MSM

tags: Orientation Day in the MSM, journalism, mainstream media, humor, streaming video This video is a rather .. interesting … look at the challenges of working as a journalist in the mainstream media in these technologically challenging days.

tags: Hazmat Dive into the Middle of the Gulf Oil Spill, Corexit, environment, Gulf oil spill, BP, British Petroleum, chemical dispersants, Philippe Cousteau Jr., Sam Champion, television, streaming video What is the chemical dispersant, Corexit, doing to the oil in the Gulf? This video follows Philippe Cousteau Jr. and Sam Champion as they dive into…

tags: Scientology, SeaOrg, cults, religion, mind control, offbeat, weird, L Ron Hubbard, Scarlett Hanna, Australian Broadcasting Company, streaming video Scarlett Hanna, the daughter of the president of the Church of Scientology in Australia, speaks out against the organization in this eye-opening interview with the Australian Broadcasting Company.

Goddam, But I Hate Embargoes

tags: embargoed science, embargoes, publishing, MSM, journalism, science writing Image: Orphaned? Embargoes: you either love them or hate them, and I hate them. No, let me rephrase: I despise embargoes. In fact, science story embargoes have been my daily rant for literally years. No, really. Every f*cking day. Well, except maybe for Sundays, which is…

Britain’s Hardest Men

tags: Britain’s Hardest Men, journalism, television news, cultural observation, Charlie Brooker, satire, parody, humor, comedy, fucking hilarious, streaming video What is it about some men and violence? This video news report seeks to provide amusement and a little insight.

How To Report The News

tags: How To Report The News, journalism, television news, cultural observation, Charlie Brooker, satire, parody, humor, comedy, fucking hilarious, streaming video This video parody brilliantly dissects the average television news report. It is not only hilarious, but it’s unfortunately too true, and for this reason alone, should alert video news teams that their craft is…

Gullible Australia? Gullible Media!

tags: Hungry Beast, television, prank, hoax, media watch, ABC, streaming video The Hungry Beast team takes on the Australian media to see if the journalists can discern fantasy from reality. They fail miserably.

That’s DOCTOR BIDEN to YOU!

Have you read the latest piece of anti-intellectualism to come out of the LATimes? Apparently, their so-called journalists are showing their ignorance by stating that Jill Biden, who earned her PhD in Education — and who also happens to be the wife of Senator Vice President Joe Biden — cannot be referred to as “Doctor…