Media

Why social media has been so instrumental to one anorexia sufferer’s recovery

(Picture: thetremblingofaleaf/Instagram) TRIGGER WARNING: Some readers might find images of anorexia upsetting or triggering This is 18-year-old Sacha – better known to her legions of followers as The Trembling Of A Leaf. She’s an anorexia fighter who has been documenting her ‘real, raw recovery’ online to an audience of thousands. Tesco is the first retailer to cover the 5% tampon ...

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Court says politicians can’t block people on social media

Judge Cacheris explained that since Randall is acting as a public official on her Facebook page, she violated the First Amendment by “suppressing critical commentary regarding elected officials.” What she did, the judge said, is a form of viewpoint discrimination, which the ACLU describes as unconstitutional, since it tramples upon a person’s right to present dissenting opinions without fear of ...

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Revealed: The online criminal gangs stealing social media snaps to raid your home

Register for our free newsletter CRIMINAL gangs are stealing social media holiday pictures so that housebreakers can strike when family homes are empty. A Sunday Post investigation found sensitive personal information – including home addresses, credit card numbers and social media details – flowing freely on the so-called dark web, a secretive area of the Internet where people hide behind ...

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Social media rinses early-leaving Port fans | AFL

Port Adelaide fans who left the Adelaide Oval early on Saturday night are being slammed across social media as the Power recorded a famous victory over the Saints to consolidate their spot inside the top eight. MORE: Scott: Kreuzer concussion caused by Dangerfield tackle irrelevant With two minutes remaining, Tim Membrey goaled for the Saints to push his side 10 points ...

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Why the media is being maligned for reporting that RSS affiliate wanted Tagore out from textbooks

The media is conspiring to divide the nation. The media is ideological biased and trades in untruths. This was the verdict of Atul Kothari, National Secretary of the RSS-linked “education and culture” foundation Siksha Sanskriti Uttahn Nyas and the Director General of the IIMC, K G Suresh. While Kothari’s tone was more in sorrow than anger, Suresh, a former journalist, ...

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Saving Journalism: What Big Media Can Learn From Nonprofits

Innovation in media is often led by non-traditional organizations. For-profit brands can learn a lot from them, notes this opinion piece. EDITOR’S NOTE For the traditional media industry looking to survive in the digital world, it can look at the nonprofit world for new solutions, according to Sam Ford and Jeff Pundyk, authors of this opinion piece. For-profit ...

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The #OscarsSoWhite Founder Is Launching A Social Media Campaign Against HBO’s Confederate

When HBO announced that it would be producing a show that imagines slavery in present day America called Confederate, reactions were nothing short of skeptical. Despite the massive backlash, the network has remained firm on standing behind the show and proceeding with development. April Reign, the creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, is rising up and using her platform for ...

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How Claire Smith took her Dodgers passion and turned it into a Hall of Fame writing career – Orange County Register

Claire Smith seized a moment that was much bigger than herself Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y. The first woman in the 55-year-history of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award, having to wait behind the 67 men honored before her, and also the fourth African American ever acknowledged by the Baseball Writers Association of America for “meritorious contributions to ...

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Media Worked With Fusion GPS, Now Give Them A

The opposition research firm behind the infamous Trump dossier, Fusion GPS, worked with several prominent media outlets to spread dirt on President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. Those same media outlets, which have enthusiastically pounced on every new detail regarding the Russia investigation, have been oddly disinterested in probing into the crucial role of Fusion GPS. The British spy Fusion GPS hired to ...

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