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Fact Checking McAuliffe’s Claim That Youngkin Wants to Ban Books by Black Authors

(Photograph by Win McNamee/Getty Images.) The Democratic nominee in the Virginia gubernatorial race Terry McAuliffe has accused his Republican opponent Glenn Youngkin of “want[ing] to ban books by prominent…

02 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
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Do the Vaccines Prevent Transmission?

It’s crazy to me that it’s almost Year 3 of the pandemic, and almost Year 2 of having the vaccines, and we still don’t have a clear answer to this most basic of questions: do the vaccines prevent transmission…

29 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
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#118 Tendências em mídia para 2022

#TBT é a edição #73 que mostra as tendências de 2021 feitas pela própria Kantar. Vale avaliar o que ela acertou. Assim como em 2021, a Kantar lançou a edição 2022 de suas tendências e previsões para o…

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The Rittenhouse verdict is shameful

Sree’s newsletter is produced w/ Zach Peterson (@zachprague). • Tweet by Nikole Hannah-Jones. 🗞 TUNE IN: Our #NYTReadalong this week is talking about the Rittenhouse verdict, 1619 Project and more w/…

21 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
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🤔 What comes after the social feed?

📱 Sara Hendren and her students on feed alternatives 🚦 Physical to Digital: The stroad Facebook introduced the News Feed in 2006, when I was a sophomore in college. I remember the adrenaline hit of scrolling…

14 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
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Let’s Talk About Duolingo on TikTok

“Okay, so it starts off in black and white and the owl is staring out the window listening to Adele. But THEN it cuts into CupcakKe’s lyric ‘smack my ass like a drum’ and it’s now in color and the owl…

10 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
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Does a Pfizer Ad Tell Kids the Vaccine Will Give Them Superpowers?

“PURE EVIL: Disturbing Pfizer Ad Tells Kids They’ll Get Superpowers from COVID Jab (VIDEO).” Or so claims the headline of this story from misinformation peddler the Gateway Pundit. The article focuses…

09 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
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