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The Flack™ for Friday, May 17, 2024

By The Flack

How MSNBC’s Leftward Tilt Delivers Ratings, And Complications; The Collapse Of The News Industry Is Taking Its Soul Down With It; The Smartest People In The Room Are All Listening To The Same Podcast; Why Writing By Hand Beats Typing For Thinking And Learning; Columbia’s Student Journalists Produced New York Magazine’s Cover Story. Here’s How They Did It; What’s On TV? For Many Americans, It’s Now YouTube

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The Flack™ for Friday, April 19, 2024

By The Flack

NPR Suspends Editor Who Claimed Left-Wing Bias at Outlet Had ‘Lost America’s Trust’; Dana White, Donald Trump and the Rise of Cage-Match Politics; Google Blocking Links to California News Outlets From Search Results; Hot Market for Pencils Help Kids Turn Lead Into Gold; There Are Plenty of Power Publicists. But Only One Works for Taylor Swift.; Shake Shack Shades Rival Chick-fil-A With Sunday-Only Free Chicken Sandwich Offer

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The Flack™ for Friday, March 8, 2024

By The Flack

Shoppers Call Out Kellogg CEO’s ‘Cereal for Dinner’ Pitch for Struggling Families; How the News Media Keeps Losing the Future; Sports Anchors Went All In on Outrage. Then There’s Scott Van Pelt.; Google’s Apology for Its Gemini Image Debacle Reveals a Much Deeper Culture Problem for the Company; American Sign Language Reveals Wordplay Beyond Sound

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