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Media’s Grim Addiction to Perseverance Porn | FAIR

LABSN Editor’s Note: I thought this take on how a news item is reported was very important. FAIR has a reputation for making news reporters think about what they write from a different point of view.

These stories are typically shared for the purposes of poor-shaming, typically under the guise of inspirational life advice. A healthy press would take these anecdotes of “can do” spirit and ask bigger questions, like why are these people forced into such absurd hardship?

Source: Media’s Grim Addiction to Perseverance Porn | FAIR

NYT Columnist’s Faulty Attack on Elizabeth Warren’s ‘Rage’

Here’s an interesting article from Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting or FAIR.

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New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin has earned a reputation over the years for being friendly with the Wall Street giants he covers. If you read his bizarre rant against Senator Elizabeth Warren, it’s not hard to see why. Read more . . .

‘Frozen’ Star Sang About the Minimum Wage, But There Are Problems With It.

blog_poppinsKristen Bell, the voice of Princess Anna in the blockbuster Disney hit ‘Frozen’ and dozens of other films, put on a different costume this week to talk about something you wouldn’t expect.

Reblogged from “Main Street.” a project of Working America:

http://blog.workingamerica.org/2014/07/25/we-love-how-this-frozen-star-sang-about-the-minimum-wage-but-there-are-3-problems-with-it/