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Re: tuning out?
« Reply #45 on: March 17, 2018, 09:18:32 PM »
I set up my desktop to resolve reddit.com to localhost -- blocking my main window to the insanity for a while.

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Re: tuning out?
« Reply #46 on: April 02, 2018, 08:01:36 PM »

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Re: tuning out?
« Reply #47 on: April 02, 2018, 08:14:57 PM »
That video in the link is really troubling:
https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/how-americas-largest-local-tv-owner-turned-its-news-anc-1824233490

The undoing of the Fairness Doctrine and the Telecommunications Act of 1996 have done their damage.

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Re: tuning out?
« Reply #48 on: July 19, 2018, 11:51:38 PM »
Sinclair must have missed greasing a few palms.  Looks like our biz-friendly FCC is going to nix the Tribune deal.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-fcc-sinclair-tribune-wgn-order-20180719-story.html