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Paul Ryan's right: Donald Trump's comments are racism, pure and simple | Steven W Thrasher

If the speaker of the House is using that label, then so should the rest of us. But we shouldn’t just limit it to Trump<p>Related: Paul Ryan condemns Donald Trump for 'textbook' racism – but will vote for him<p>Maybe you’ve been holding back from calling out that uncle who keeps flaming your Facebook …

Mexico is not a race, but Trump proves racism has nothing to do with logic

Is it racist to hate Mexicans? Last week (June 3), MSNBC’s Mark Halperin insisted on Bloomberg’s <i>With All Due Respect</i> that it is not, because, in his opinion “Mexico is not a race.”<p>Halperin was responding to Donald Trump’s (who else) claims that judge Gonzalo Paul Curiel’s Mexican heritage made him …

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You could win one of the largest literary cash prizes ever for a book you haven't even written yet

Do you dream about writing the Next Great American Novel? If you’re like many other would-be writers across the country, then writing a novel is at …

Online Marketing News: Google Has Changed, B2C Content Marketing and Video Ad Metrics

<b>How Google Search Has Changed in 2016 [Infographic]</b> As we all know, Google is no stranger to change. Keeping track of those changes and their …

Facebook Encourages More Live Broadcasts With New Ad Campaign

Facebook will be promoting Live through television ads, billboards, and even buses.<p>Since the launch of Facebook Live last April, there have been broadcasts shot on all seven continents and even from outer space. While a lot of those videos feature celebrities and public figures and were produced by …

Well-known retailers reveal their favorite online platforms

PR pros and social media marketers often advise brand managers to identify as publishers and content curators.<p>We continually insist that our clients …

Instagram Ads: What Marketers Need to Know

Are you active on Instagram? Have you considered experimenting with ads? To find out how Instagram ads work, I interview Jenn Herman. More About This …

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Facebook Customizable Push Campaigns for Apps Are Out of Beta

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TV advertising market set for worst year since 2009 amid Brexit fears

Analysts had earlier predicted a bumper 2016 but jittery companies have cut more than £400m from marketing budgets<p>Broadcasters are facing the prospect of the worst year for TV advertising since the recession of 2009, as uncertainty over the likelihood of a hard Brexit has seen jittery companies …

How Facebook Has Changed Marketing Forever

In 1836, the French newspaper called La Presse decided to sell advertising space in order to lower the price of the paper. By lowering the price of …

Semantics, Fascism and Donald Trump

Is Donald Trump a fascist?<p>A shocking number of mainstream commentators have said so lately. Of course, every sufficiently hated reactionary has been …

The Semantics of Autism - Someone's Mum

The language of disability can be difficult. Have you ever worried about how to refer to someone with one? Due to the anxiety that you might offend, …

Web Semantics: emoji are killing off netspeak

Author: Bruce Sterling. Bruce Sterling<p>Date of Publication: 04.19.16.<p>Time of Publication: 3:26 pm. 3:26 pm<p>*Netspeak, w3 hardly knew …

Semantics vs Semiotics

Or getting back into the swing of things<p>Any and all language has meaning, inherent meaning, just from its structure. It can be incoherent babble, but …

What Politicians’ Reactions to the Trump Video Reveal About Sexism

There has been a lot of advice from Washington in the last week about how to treat women:<p>They should “be championed and revered” (Speaker Paul Ryan); they need “protecting” from “abusive, disparaging treatment” (Senator Michael Crapo); they “deserve to be treated with respect” (Senator Orrin Hatch.)<p>…

Linguistics explains why Trump sounds racist when he says “the” African Americans

One of the littlest words in the English language gives the biggest clue about where Donald Trump’s head is at: his use of the word “the.”<p>In the second US presidential debate on Oct. 9, Trump promised, “I’m going to help the African-Americans. I’m going to help the Latinos, Hispanics. I am going to …

Linguistics

The Emoji Is the Birth of a New Type of Language (No Joke)

Tyler Schnoebelen has discovered something curious about why people use the skull emoji. Schnoebelen is a linguist and the chief analyst for Idibon, …

How Immigration Changes Language

The invention of new ways of speaking is one surprising consequence of migration to Europe.<p>The story of languages is, by and large, one of extinction. Some estimate that in a hundred years only a few hundred languages will survive, as urbanization, globalization, and international media lead ever …

Linguistics