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Keeping a critical eye on the latest media buzz and associated flotsam.

Los Angeles Times: Resting on journalism’s charred laurels

WASHINGTON, January 20, 2018.: The conspirators called it “the machine,” leaving the item in the narrow alley separating the Los Angeles Times newspaper offices from its printing facility. It was a satchel containing sixteen sticks of dynamite wired to a timer. Shortly after 1 a.m. on October 1, 1910, an explosion tore off one side ...

Conservative websites: First 5 of our Top 10 choices for 2018

There are a number of thoughtful conservative websites that provide reliable and well-reasoned news and information. Their presence helps counter and disprove the daily barrage of misinformation promoted by the hard Marxists of the left and their media enablers.

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Spotify music streaming service slapped with $1.6B lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, January 4, 2018: Music publisher Wixen Music Publishing Inc. has filed a lawsuit claiming the popular music streaming service Spotify is “streaming millions of unlicensed songs in what it calls massive, systemic copyright infringement,” according to several sources Wixen represents the rights of songwriters and publishers. The company is seeking $1.6B in damages from ...

The Top 10 Important news stories of 2017

2017 was a year of spectacular triumphs and heart-breaking losses. Following are the most important stories, what actually matters to Americans and society as a whole.

The Top 10 amazing movies of 2017

2017 movies brought the world an amazing number of films ranging from big-budget blockbusters to small-time indie films. Each month brought a major hit.