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Following-up on some previous posts

(with Nov 18 update)

Documentary "Blood on the Mountain"

I wrote about "Blood on the Mountain" most recently here. From today's LA Times review of the documentary which just opened in Los Angeles:

Using interviews, archival clips, and a timeline of headlines and news footage, it tells a tale of violent capitalism on the one hand, as the . . .

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November 17, 2016

Election Day odds and ends

Intelligencer stays true to form

The largest headline on this morning's front page tells us:

Candidates Make Their Final Pitches

The report is yet another example of the Intelligencer's "fair-and-balanced" political reporting: a little over 20% of the article covers the Democrats as most of it is devoted to the attendees . . .

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November 08, 2016

Reading about WV

"Like giving the middle finger to the rest of the country"

This week's New Yorker has a long "reporter at large" article titled "In the Heart of Trump Country" by Larissa MacFarquhar. The reporter spent time in Logan County and she tries to answer the question:

West Virginia used to vote solidly Democratic. Now it belongs to Trump. What happened?

The reporter works hard to . . .

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October 13, 2016

Will the mass media ever present a balanced picture of West Virginians?

CNN's "The 'forgotten tribe' in West Virginia; why America's white working class feels left behind"

This five minute CNN story on West Virginia's McDowell County first aired two weeks ago.

I found it significant that the West Virginians in the video are part of a "tribe" and that they "look . . .

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October 03, 2016

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