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Nina-Bytes: When Chevron Owns Your News

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A brief look at The Richmond Standard and what happens when a giant oil company produces the only news website in a California company town.

The post Nina-Bytes: When Chevron Owns Your News first appeared on Nina Illingworth Dot Com.
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PunkRockWarlord
108 days ago
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San Francisco, CA
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“How did we get to Trump?!?!”

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Hello, all! Long time, no type, I suppose. I’ve had my hands full these past several months re-acclimating to life outside the social-justice sphere. I knew there would be quite a gulf between my beliefs, and how I acted upon them, and the beliefs and resultant actions of most everyone else with whom I interacted […]
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2571 days ago
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Dwindling posts

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Ecclesiastes tells us there is nothing new under the sun, and while I normally avoid Christian mythology, I see no lies in that line. When I started this blog in November, I had so much to say. Ideas for blog posts were like a team of Athenas attempting to escape from Zeus’ skull all at […]
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2705 days ago
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Pavlov’s electorate

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The United States is still the United States. Nothing happened November 8, January 20 nor any other day since the election to change that. The same Democrats responsible for deporting people to hurricane-ravaged and cholera-stricken Haiti, and targeting entire families for deportation to Central America, now scream, “Sanctuary!” at the top of their lungs. The […]
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2712 days ago
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My Twitter muzzle

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I don’t think I’ve referenced this here yet, but for approximately a month Twitter has censored search results for any tweets containing this blog’s url, as well as any of my tweets containing a hashtag. Soon after discovering this, I tweeted Support about the url and hashtag searches separately and filled out a couple of […]
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2717 days ago
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48 Shills: The myth of independent media, part two

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Scant seconds after arriving to 48 Hills, a donation plea pops up with a message. “We need independent, local news sources featuring diverse, progressive voices more than ever.” Truer words, never spoken. Unfortunately for visitors to their website, and San Franciscans in general, 48 Hills fails on all counts. Like their big siblings at The […]
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2725 days ago
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