With its new show “Alpha House,” Amazon joins Netflix in producing series for alternative platforms.
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For better or worse, CNN’s “new” show is a throwback to the original.
Since the show is set in the recent past, there’s a been-there-done-that aspect to it. On the other hand, creator Aaron Sorkin’s style tends to produce a been-there-never-done-that reaction among journalists.
In the average redemption story, you need to hit bottom before rising again. Don’s taken care of the first part. Let’s see how much bounce he’s got left in him.
“Branded” news is blurring the line between journalism and advertising. It’s a tempting boon for the revenue it brings in — but John Carroll predicts its long term effects will be devastating.
A 30 second spot in this year’s Super Bowl costs an estimated $4 million, an all-time record. At that price, advertisers will go pretty far to get your attention.
Having trouble deciphering the social network’s latest policy changes and what they mean for you? It’s less complicated than it seems — but if you “like” privacy, it’s not good news.
Democrats and Republicans can’t conduct rational political discourse this election cycle because there’s no set of facts they mutually agree upon. The result, says commentator John Carroll, is two parallel universes that never intersect.