Unlikely hero Luke Maye sends UNC men’s basketball to Final Four with buzzer beater :: The Daily Tar Heel

Photo by Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel

Photo by Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel

Rewind back to that moment: How, in the midst of a funnel of navy blue shirts and with an entire orchestra of boos serenading the North Carolina men’s basketball team, the most unlikely of players found himself with the ball.

#CoolHandLuke

Source: Unlikely hero Luke Maye sends UNC men’s basketball to Final Four with buzzer beater :: The Daily Tar Heel

The CEO of Fantasy Land

Well-done article, looking at the “FantasyLand” of 1600 PA Avenue in DC.. #Resistance

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There is a scene in the movie The American President where a lobbyist, played by Annette Bening, tells the chief of staff that if the president believes ludicrous claims about the fossil fuel industry, “then your boss is the chief executive of fantasy land.”

More than a week after President Trump issued a series of Saturday morning tweets accusing his predecessor of wiretapping, the White House press secretary now asks with a chuckle that we move on and let the following statements, exclamation points and all, slide:

—How low has President Obama gone to tapp [sic] my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!

— Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!

We can argue these are merely tweets. The president blowing off steam. But that’s not the…

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‘Irresistible’ by design: It’s no accident you can’t stop looking at the screen | Minnesota Public Radio News

Technology is designed to be addictive, offering gratification that’s similar to that of drug abuse or gambling. Author Adam Alter says a new frontier could soon provide another escape from reality.

Source: ‘Irresistible’ by design: It’s no accident you can’t stop looking at the screen | Minnesota Public Radio News

COMMENTARY: During Sunshine week, let’s shine some light on journalistic ethics | Las Vegas Review-Journal

#journalism #ethics #journalists #realnews


There is no single, all-knowing source for news. Reporters are trained to seek opposing sides of a story to provide context and balance, but they sometimes fall into habits of turning to familiar sources. They can fall into their own echo chambers.

Source: COMMENTARY: During Sunshine week, let’s shine some light on journalistic ethics | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Trump Is About To Get Thousands Of Ruthless, Hilarious Postcards | The Huffington Post

The Ides of Trump campaign aims to poke a little fun at the notoriously thin-skinned president.

“While it seems doubtful that Trump himself will spend time reading thousands of critical postcards, Sullivan hopes they still make a point.

“The message we’d want him to understand is, ‘Not on our watch,’” he said. “We are watching, we’re not going away and we’re not getting tired.”

Source: Trump Is About To Get Thousands Of Ruthless, Hilarious Postcards | The Huffington Post

How America’s Idea Of Illegal Immigration Doesn’t Always Match Reality : The Two-Way : NPR

See also the Pew Research Center survey, basis for the story…

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Border crossers, farm laborers, new arrivals from Mexico: There’s no shortage of stereotypes about people living in the U.S. illegally. But the statistics tell a different story.

Source: How America’s Idea Of Illegal Immigration Doesn’t Always Match Reality : The Two-Way : NPR