Monthly Archives: September 2020

Radio listening has plummeted. NPR is reaching a bigger audience than ever. What gives?

SARAH SCIRE of Nieman Lab – Since the pandemic took hold in the United States, NPR’s radio ratings have taken a nosedive. Half of AM/FM listening in the United States takes place in a car, but between reduced (or eliminated) commutes … Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus | Tagged

Justice Dept. Intervenes to Help Trump in E. Jean Carroll Rape Lawsuit

Government lawyers made the unusual move of seeking to take over President Trump’s defense in a defamation suit brought by Ms. Carroll, who has claimed Mr. Trump raped her in the 1990s.  Alan Feuer in the New York Times – … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Donald Trump, New York Times

Radnor publishes a popular daily news roundup covering cyber security, hacking, cyber crime, identity theft and medical records theft

Check it out to see if it is helpful. Here’s the latest edition – Cyber Plotters

Posted in Controversial

What Does Boredom Do to Us—and for Us?

 Margaret Talbot of the New Yorker Magazine – Humans have been getting bored for centuries, if not millennia. Now there’s a whole field to study the sensation, at a time when it may be more rampant than ever. Quick inventory: … Continue reading

Posted in The New Yorker, Thought-Provoking Analysis

We’re asking the wrong questions about far-right extremism

Cynthia Miller-Idriss in Changing America from The Hill – On every measure we have available — white supremacist propaganda, numbers of hate groups, foiled violent plots, domestic terrorism arrests and extremist-related murders — far-right extremism is rising. Policymakers, scholars and the … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial