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The Washington Post published an op-ed on March 29th entitled “I Am Tired of Being a Jewish Man’s Rebellion” by Carey Purcell, and I wish I could say that it was an April Fools joke. The article comes across as idiotic and makes her sound like she isn’t the brightest bulb in the box. Now …

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Back in October I talked about The Athletic and paying for your news, and how I had hoped that they would come to the NYC market. Well, yesterday, February 12th, NYC officially launched on their website, and in anticipation of it I signed up a few weeks ago, and so far have not been disappointed. The …

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Would you pay for your news? What about insights from the top reporters? Would it change if it was business news or sports? The Athletic is taking that approach, starting a subscription service, writing about the NHL/NFL/NBA/MLB and NCAA, with the intent to make you “Fall in love with the sports page again”. Their focuses …

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A few weeks ago, for my birthday, some friends got me the Echo Dot, and while I will hopefully review that at some point, today’s focus is the Alexa’s Flash Briefing feature. Alexa allows you to put together a list of “Briefings” and when you ask for the flash briefing or a news update it …

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In the past I’ve talked about how Pete Rose deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Yesterday the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) voted on their 2017 class, and the entries are: Jeff Bagwell, Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, and Tim Raines. All three more than earned their place in the Hall: Bagwell had a …

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Yesterday I read an article, in which the writer blamed the news deliverer for bringing him bad news, before it had been confirmed. I’ve discussed similarly in the past and I am going to focus on it again today. People need to go to news sources they trust. If you can’t rely on a news source, …

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Some people have trouble keeping up with the news, or just simply don’t care. But they feel left out of conversations and want to know what’s going on. I signed up for “The Skimm” a few weeks ago, and it’s a nice daily email with the info you may have missed yesterday, and info to …

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