What’s your favorite media team?

An Analogy: Network News as the Favorite Team Everybody loves their favorite sports team. New England Patriots fans are wild about Tom Brady and the Pats. Canadians love their hockey teams. Most Southern Californians love either the Lakers, the USC Trojans or the UCLA Bruins or some combination thereof. People are absolutely passionate about their sports teams. They’ll wear

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Twitter is Not a Public Square: How Advertising Corrupts the New Media

Twitter is not a public square. It’s an ad supported network that responds to advertiser pressure. So, it deliberately censors communications that its advertisers deem damaging to their brands. That’s just the fact of the matter. These platforms get their oxygen from advertisers, and they’ll consistently cave to demands from advertisers for news takedown. The

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The Political Advertising Ruse and the Electoral College [AUDIO]

 [AUDIO] explanation in this short clip: http://naplay.it/1123/1:44:56 Excerpt from the new Amazon almost best-seller  Media Collusion: Journalism and Marketing Experts Share the Secrets of Sneaky Advertising, Targeted Persuasion, AI and Tracking, Political Deception and Coercion, and Dishonest News A Taste: Critical Insight for Understanding Political Advertising “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must

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Journalists and Education Reporters: Choose Your Own Media Literacy Topic

Choose your own adventure story pitch for you . . . my new book on media literacy helps HS and college prep students understand how media works (history, advertising, digital, native ads, targeting, etc.). Please take a spin through my blog posts and see if any topics in there catch your fancy: https://www.media-collusion.org/blog/ The Press

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Ad Agency Launches Media Literacy for OC Students: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New courses offer rare insights into the advertising and news businesses Corona del Mar, CA— January 25, 2019 — Media Collusion, a media watchdog and educational resource led by local advertising executive Phil Dunn, announced media literacy courses for Orange County students. The classes and interactive workshops are based on the new book, Media Collusion:

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New Media Courses Address Digital-Age Education Crisis: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Corona del Mar, CA— January 29, 2019— Media Collusion launched new classes and workshops that address a growing health and education crisis across the country. The organization is a media watchdog and teaching group that recently published an interactive textbook directed at college-prep students: Media Collusion: Journalism and Marketing Experts Share the Secrets of Sneaky

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