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Quickies: Bigotry costs money, Pluto’s heart, and women in comics

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Amanda

Amanda is a science grad student in Boston whose favorite pastimes are having friendly debates and running amok.

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  1. July 9, 2015 at 12:57 pm —

    Jezebel link? Isn’t Gawker currently being sued by Hulk Hogan over a sex tape?

    • July 9, 2015 at 1:18 pm —

      Relevance?

      • July 10, 2015 at 1:18 pm —

        I just find it a bit hypocritical that people continue to associate with Gawker Media when they publish revenge porn.

        • July 10, 2015 at 5:42 pm —

          They published salacious celebrity gossip in the form of a sex tape, sickening sure, but hardly anything other web networks haven’t done. Other networks that are still seen as valid news sources at that.

          From everything I’ve seen this was to further clarify other gossip not as “revenge”, which is journalistic whether you like it or not.

          And it most definitely does not invalidate all stories on all of their other sites just as than every story from NBC News are not invalidated by Brian Williams.

          I do get your point, I just think that each story needs to be judged on it’s own merits, especially when it comes to opinion pieces as this is.

  2. July 9, 2015 at 1:11 pm —

    Oh, ICT had two articles I thought Skepchick might be interested in.

    Here’s the first, about violence against indigenous women I will add that some elements in the world of the internet have called Harper a sellout because he wants to use UNHRC to talk about…human rights.

    The second, from Suzette Brewer (no relation), is about the Evangelical-led adoption industry’s attack on Indian children

    • July 10, 2015 at 5:49 pm —

      There is not enough reporting on the plight of indigenous populations, period.

      Here is another one I came across recently.

      It’s disgusting.

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