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Putting the social in media

Or how twitter solved my social anxiety issues Article: Jessica Bickford – Contributor here was a time not too long ago that the prospect of walking into a room full of strangers and knowing that I would have to interact with them filled me with the kind of dread usually reserved for basements when the power is out. I was petrified, frightened, nervous, and, frankly, sweaty about social interactions in which I was decidedly not ...

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Western Alienation

Trudeau winning the next election could mean another bout of East/West Canadian segregation Article: John Murney – Contributor h, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet, till Earth and Sky stand presently at God’s great Judgment Seat.” – Rudyard Kipling I don’t think Kipling had Canada in mind when he phrased this great quote, but it applies equally here. Canada is a land defined by its geography, among other ...

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How not to hate Justin Bieber

There’s a right and a wrong way to make fun of this privileged little dumb ass Article: Julia Dima – Contributor isten, folks. I hate Justin Bieber as much as anyone. His music is awful; he’s an over-privileged, rich, white boy; he’s fat-shamed fans; and yes, he was just arrested for a DUI while drag-racing a Lamborghini. Of course, the Internet and celebrity culture reacted in clever and original ways: by emasculating him, infantilizing him, ...

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NSA reform = PR stunt

Will the NSA’s reform actually drown out Snowden’s legacy? Article: Ravinesh Sakaran – Contributor Obama’s administration has enacted reforms to the National Security Agency (NSA), however the reforms are viewed largely as PR stunt according to famed journalist Glen Greenwald. Speaking to Al Jazeera, he said, “The mission that [Obama] set when he created this review panel, when he started this process, was not to reform the NSA in any meaningful way. It was to ...

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