Mike's Blog Round Up
August 26, 2016

It's time we grab the bull by the tail and face the situation: our media is failing us in every way. Yes, your morning round-up looks at The Death of the Media!

Sky Dancing argues that The Media doesn't want to see the glass ceiling shatter.

Like Sick Horses deconstructs Fox News’ latest insistence that the polls are not as important as Social Media.

The Hunting of the Snark vivisects Megan McArdle's heartless take on healthcare.

Bonus Track: I Agree To See. well, sees the biggest stock video fail of 2016 from NC Senator Richard Burr.

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).

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