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U.S. Tobacco Companies Run Ads Attacking Themselves

From our M.C. Escher desk Yesterday, this full-page ad ran in about 50 major U.S. newspapers.   And for the next year, this TV spot will run five times a week during prime time on ABC, NBC, and CBS.     … Continue reading

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What? Teen Criminalizes AND Victimizes Herself with Selfie?

From our Through the Looking Glass desk The headscratching staff is having some trouble absorbing this story from the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer (tip o’ the pixel to The Daily Beast). NC Law: Teens who take nude selfie photos face adult sex charges … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (NYT Corrects Its Correction)

From our M.C. Escher desk Friday’s New York Times ran the following: A correction in this space on Thursday for a Political Memo article about the likelihood that the nomination of Hillary Rodham Clinton for president would block the paths … Continue reading

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Facebook Members To Vote On Whether They Can Vote

From our M.C. Escher desk As the hardtracking staff has noted this past week, Facebook is trying to turn the last vestiges of its Faceocracy into a Zuckocracy. Specifically, the billion-strong social network wants to terminate the voting power of its members over changes … Continue reading

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My Marriage (Accuracy) Matters

From our Corrections Desk: In addressing the MyMarriageMatters v. AshleyMadison smackdown, the bleary eyed staff cited the wrong source behind the pro-marriage/anti-affair campaign. The ads are underwritten by Michigan divorce (!) lawyer Ryan Hill (via Above the Law), not by … Continue reading

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