Category Archives: Media Bias

#DM7: What You Think You Know

This is a reposting of my weekly Da Tech Guy Column, What You Think You Know.

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Concern Over 4th Grade Books? NC Media To The Rescue.

In the past week, books assigned to 4th graders at a Wake County school have made national headlines, but local media didn’t cover it until that happened.

Now that the story is out there and Wake County Schools are under the microscope, the coverage can arguably be characterized as ‘media to the rescue’.

Note the title at the News and Observer already sets the narrative, Some books at Cary school draw complaints from conservatives. Gosh, what assumptions will the reader make from that title, before they even read the article? One can gauge that just by reading the comments section.

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More Narratives from EducationNC’s Founder

Who has the power?

Not the people.

More narratives from Education NC’s founder; skips the fact Education in NC is being driven by business and the money they wield.

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Another Education “Non-profit”: EducationNC

On Monday, yet another ‘non-profit’ dealing with education was launched in North Carolina.

Officially launching EdNC – Including you in a conversation about our public schools – visit http://t.co/XfOgMONp4C to learn more #nced

— EducationNC (@EducationNC) January 12, 2015

I went digging:

@EducationNC How are you different from every other “non-profit” for education in NC funded by SAS, Goodnight, ZSmith? #ncpol #nced — LL1885 – A.P. Dillon (@LadyLiberty1885) January 12, 2015

This was the answer:

@LadyLiberty1885 @EducationNC is a nonpartisan news source engaging NC in a bipartisan conversation. Coming 1/13 pic.twitter.com/G4zj8EUajB

— Mebane Rash (@Mebane_Rash) January 12, 2015

“Nonpartisan”…right.

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News and Observer Waves Bye-Bye to Occupy Raleigh

Josh Shaffer at the News and Observer has an article up that arguable waves bye-bye to Occupy Raleigh.

This was news to Occupy Raleigh.

Didn’t realize that OR was JUST the Newsletter:… http://t.co/s0ZbP91a9a

— Occupy Raleigh (@OccupyRaleigh) January 12, 2015 Continue reading

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