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Dear Journalists at Vice and Elsewhere…

McAfee’s location was exposed after he agreed to let two reporters from Vice Magazine tag along with him. Proud to finally be in the thick of a story rife with vices — drugs, murder, prostitutes, guns, vicious dogs, a fugitive millionaire and his inappropriately young girlfriend — they proudly posted an iPhone photo to their […]

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Cruel woman dumps cat in bin | The Sun |News

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3107733/Cruel-woman-dumps-cat-in-bin.html Yes, some coldhearted woman dumped a cat in a garbage bin, and yes, it’s appalling. But you know what else is appalling? That the majority of the “reportage” for this Sun piece seems to have been conducted on YouTube and Facebook. New lows all around.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090414/ap_en_mo/people_mel_gibson_8 Mel Gibson’s wife of 28 years filed for divorce Monday, citing irreconcilable differences. Irreconcilable differences. My hopes that Mrs. Gibson was fooling around with a Jewish man are dashed.

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Jocko – Lawn Jockey

http://www.mountainhomeplace.com/jocko.htm Undocumented history = an explanation full of crap.

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Dame Judi Dench Begins Dating Female DJ | The Onion – Americas Finest News Source

http://www.theonion.com/content/news/dame_judi_dench_begins_dating This trend of misbehaving starlets has got to stop. Judi Dench is so just doing it for the publicity. The affair caps off a tailspin of erratic behavior by Dench. While shooting Notes On A Scandal back in 2006, the hard-partying septegenarian was known to show up on set late and hungover, or sometimes […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090401/en_nm/us_twitter_2 Is anyone else sick to death of hearing about Twitter? I can only assume the sudden interest of the entire world of journalism (*airquotes*) is because the bimbocracy of Paris and Britney has been behaving (or possibly imprisoned) lately.

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BBC NEWS | UK | Northern Ireland | Woman called Nutt over-run by squirrels

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/7963370.stm Couple of comments on this “news” item: – Squirrels are a pain in the neck. Feeding them doesn’t make them tame, it emboldens them. My family learned this the summer our cute little prot

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http://matthewhurtt.com/how-al-gore-celebrated-earth-hour/ Jerk spends Earth Hour attempting to document Al Gore’s non-observance of Earth Hour by driving over to Gore’s house and taking pictures. These climate-change deniers are creepy contrarians of the most redundant nature.

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090115/en_nm/us_deceit_1 A new army of heroes is emerging on U.S. television — not with superhuman strength or the power to fly but the ability to detect lies and deceit in an era of public distrust of civic leaders and institutions… Now a crop of dramas is showcasing mind-readers, investigators with acute observational powers, psychics and […]

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Brisbane Times – Brisbane News, Queensland News &World News

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/ KristenLColby and I have been having a back-and-forth about a story posted on the Brisbane Times website. I’d never heard of this paper before, but a quick look at the “featured headlines” reveals it to be journalism of a deep ochre hue. I thought it was a News Corp. holding, but Wikipedia says it […]

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