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Who’s Funding Hate?

Who’s Funding Hate? by Steven Rosenbaum , Featured Contributor, 2 hours agosource: imgur.com It’s not that complicated. Advertisers have a clear goal: They want to sell stuff — cable channels, newspaper subscriptions, sports tickets. You know, stuff. What they don’t want to do is alienate customers or potential customers. So historically, they have steered clear of controversy. But historically, when brands have found themselves on objectionable sites, they’ve blamed third-party ad tech and delivered a cookie-cutter apology: “Sorry, won’t happen

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Business Leaders Join Forces to Push Back on Toxic Teen-focused Internet

NY, NY, UNITED STATES, October 11, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — “What I challenge you to do is to find ways to break through this fractured media environment,” Said US Senator Cory Booker, in a wide-ranging GenZ forum streamed on YouTube, Facebook, and TikTok. It is “lulling us to surrender to cynicism about the system, to give up our sense of agency and power and remind people that they are the leaders we’re looking for and find a way to trigger more people

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Hillary Clinton Takes On Big Tech

Social media leaders should be hearing the sounds of a growing crowd of sharply worded critics. These aren’t political outsiders or critical extremists. They are voices from the political mainstream, and they are surprisingly bipartisan. Speaking at the Atlantic Live conference last week, Hilary Clinton was pointed and provocative. “I don’t think we can say tech changed human nature. But tech went right to human nature — well, played to that part of human nature that is most subject to

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I’m Going On A Media Diet

I’m a media consumer — and have been for a very long time. I’ve been consuming television, news, movies, and music, paying what I always thought was a pretty generous spend. I’m hardly a media pincher. And yet, as more and more media platforms have their hand out, I find myself pulling away. My math goes like this: “Just $5 a month! Whew, that’s $5 x 12, which equals a $60 annual subscription. I’ll pass.” It turns out I may

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US Senator Cory Booker and 15 GenZ Leaders to join online conversation hosted by the Sustainable Media Center

An open dialog about the issues, ideas, and concerns facing GenZ today NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, September 25, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — Cory Booker to Livestream Conversation with GenZ, On Tuesday, May 26th at 10m ET, Senator Cory Booker will join a conversation with GenZ leaders. The conversation stream will premier on YouTube. Free tickets can be attained here; bit.ly/CORY This is an important conversation to have, especially now. With the issues facing GenZ. Topics will include the impact of

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Is This The Worst Job In America?

Note: see update at bottom of post. My journey began innocently enough, I was on vacation and discovered I was running out of a prescription allergy medicine. There was a local CVS nearby, so I called to see if they could find my prescription in their system. I knew that CVS had 9,000 retail locations, and I had heard that roughly 85% of Americans live within five miles of a CVS pharmacy. So I expected this would be easy. That’s

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9/11 Stakeholders Join Forces

Twenty-two years ago, airplanes were turned into terrible weapons. As New York struggled to rebuild and recover, it was decided that a Museum and Memorial would be built to honor the fallen and protect the history. Today a group of more than 100 scholars, historians, interfaith leaders, and family members have aligned to form The 9/11 Museum Advisory Council[https://911museumcac.org] Their reasons are varied, but their voices are powerful and painful. Elizabeth Miller, whose father, firefighter Douglas C. Miller, died on

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GenZ And News: The Future Is Blurry

Esther Dyson has witnessed the internet grow up from its earliest days. As the curator of the now-legendary conference PC Forum, she was there in 1985, hosting a gathering of people who have become tech luminaries, among them Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg. She has been described by Sir Martin Sorrell, the former CEO of WPP, as a “digital guru.” For Dyson, the relationship between today’s young internet users and its platforms is more

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Hardware Holdouts: Why Amazon Is Winning The Hardware Store Wars

A few weeks back, on the hottest day of the summer, my icemaker stopped working. It was certainly not essential. I put a few ice cube trays in the freezer and went back to work. As the days wore on, I realized that I really like my icemaker. It’s a luxury for sure, but it’s something I’d come to depend on. I enjoyed the tiny clink of ice being made and deposited into the freezer ice drawer. So, with a

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Digital Guru Esther Dyson, in conversation with 10th Grade Teen and Health and Voting Activist Raziya Palmer.

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023, at P&T Knitwear bookstore at 180 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, August 17, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Digital Guru Esther Dyson, in conversation with 10th Grade Teen Health and Voting Activist Raziya Palmer. Esther Dyson, almost more than any single person, has witnessed the internet grow up from its very earliest days. As the curator of the now legendary conference PC Forum, she was there in 1985 – hosting a gathering of people

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