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There's a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It

Yesterday I appeared on a panel about digital publishers who are ‘pivoting to video’. I’ve written about this before. But in case you’re new to it, …

Digital Media

Republicans are weaponizing the tax code

They’re rewarding capital, punishing labor — and dismantling the tax code welfare state.<p>The Republican overhaul of the tax system is moving even faster than their quicksilver attempt to repeal Obamacare. Tax experts are still trying to wrap their heads around the intricate details of the House …

Equality

Report: For local newspapers to survive, they need to stop telling everyone they're dying

A new study from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism looks in-depth at small newspapers, what's working, what's not and what needs to change.<p>"Local …

Journalism

How to Keep a Painting Creativity Journal

A painting creativity journal is a collection of the ideas you have and things that inspire you. It's a place to record ideas that you can't use …

Creativity

Pastel Painting Step-by-Step Seascape Demonstration

01<p>of 10<p>Choosing a Composition<p>There were two inspirations for this step-by-step pastel painting: first the visit to the dramatic coastline at …

Painting

Paint an original tarot card

When I received my first tarot deck, I was enchanted by the beautiful artwork and the stories that accompanied every card. It became a source of …

Painting

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

Software

31 Totally Accurate Mark Twain Quotes (And Where to Find Them)

Everyone loves good Mark Twain quotes, right? Samuel Clemens (the man who wrote under the pseudonym Mark Twain) embodied snark before it was a thing, …

Literature

Senate Plan Now Makes Individual Tax Cuts Temporary, Keeps Corporate Cuts Permanent

The Senate tax overhaul plan underwent some big changes overnight.<p>Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, proposed a package of sweeping changes, including growing the child tax credit and reducing the tax penalty for not having health insurance to zero — effectively eliminating the …

ObamaCare

House G.O.P. Tax Writers Take Aim at College Tuition Benefits

WASHINGTON — The moment the last of Fred Vautour’s five children walked across the stage as a Boston College graduate was priceless.<p>Not only did Mr. Vautour have the rare distinction of handing each of his children their diplomas, but he was also able to pay for their nearly 18 years of schooling …

Education

Peter Thiel Gave Money to Attorney General Going After Google

Peter Thiel, the venture capitalist who backed Donald Trump’s presidential run, gave $300,000 to a political campaign of Josh Hawley, the Missouri …

Peter Thiel

Why do people care more about benefit ‘scroungers’ than billions lost to the rich?

Despite the Paradise Papers’ revelations, most British people prefer to focus on the perceived crimes of the poor. We must show how tax avoidance harms us all<p>The Paradise Papers have once again revealed the ingenuity and energy the super-rich are willing to deploy to keep their money away from the …

Equality

The disturbing art of lying by telling the truth

The line between truth and lies is becoming ever murkier, finds Melissa Hogenboom.<p>It is no secret that politicians often lie, but consider this ­– they can do so simply by telling the truth. Confused?<p>That statement becomes clearer when you realise that we've probably all done it. A classic example …

Psychology

Photo Gallery: Painting Problems

01<p>of 21<p>Painting Problem: Identifying or Isolating Colors in a Small Area<p>Solutions to painting problems encountered learning to paint.<p>The aim of this …

Painting

How to add drama to your pastel artworks

Great artists such as Rembrandt and Caravaggio inject their artworks with a bit of drama and intensity, creating pieces reminiscent of the beauty and …

Painting

The most respected Supreme Court reporter of her generation slams media “objectivity”

Linda Greenhouse on why “the opposite of objectivity isn’t partisanship."<p>“The opposite of objectivity isn’t partisanship, or needn’t be,” Linda Greenhouse writes in her new book <i>Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between</i>. “Rather, it is judgment, the hard work of sorting out the …

Journalism

Alabama Residents Say Roy Moore's Pursuit of Teenage Girls Was 'Common Knowledge'

A number of residents of Gadsden, Ala., where GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore grew up and practiced law, say his alleged behavior towards teenage …

Roy Moore

How Fiction Becomes Fact on Social Media

Hours after the Las Vegas massacre, Travis McKinney’s Facebook feed was hit with a scattershot of conspiracy theories. The police were lying. There were multiple shooters in the hotel, not just one. The sheriff was covering for casino owners to preserve their business.<p>The political rumors sprouted …

Social Media

7 Tips for Painting Convincing Shadows

The way a shadow is painted can make a painting just as easily as it can ruin one. Shadows shouldn't be done as a last minute afterthought — …

Painting

How to create a digital oil painting using ArtRage

Painting digitally using a drawing tablet and drawing software ArtRage is easier than it looks, and strangely addictive. Using on a graphics tablet …

Adobe

How Facebook and Google threaten public health – and democracy

The sad truth is that Facebook and Google have behaved irresponsibly in the pursuit of massive profits. And this has come at a cost to our health<p>In an interview this week with Axios, Facebook’s original president, Sean Parker, admitted that the company intentionally sought to addict users and …

Censorship

Jared Kushner reportedly told a Time Warner executive to dump 20% of CNN's staff

• <b>White House senior adviser Jared Kushner reportedly asked a Time Warner executive to get rid of 20% of CNN's staff earlier this year.</b>• <b><br>The news comes amid AT&T's possible $84.5 billion merger with Time Warner, which owns Turner Broadcasting's CNN.</b>• <b><br>The Justice Department reportedly stipulated that for</b> …

Donald Trump

Americans who haven't gone to college are way worse off today than 40 years ago

• <b>American men who have only a high school diploma have seen a reversal of fortunes over the last few decades.</b>• <b><br>While real wages have increased over the last several decades for those who have a higher level of education, they have held flat or fallen for those with lower levels of education.</b>• <b><br>There is</b> …

Equality

Basic Techniques for Pastel Painting

Each of these pastel techniques can be used on their own or combined, to produce a pastel painting. There is no right or wrong way. As with so many …

Painting

10 Ways to Find Original Painting Ideas

If you haven't got great painting ideas, then all the technical painting skills in the world will be near useless. But it's also okay to allow some …

Painting

GUEST ARTIST: "Leap And The Net Shall Appear!" by James Nyika

My name is James Nyika and I’m originally from Nairobi, Kenya in East Africa (currently residing in Maryland). Many years ago in my teenage years, I …

Painting

Facebook admits to nearly as many fake or clone accounts as the U.S. population

Amid the distraction of Facebook's blockbuster earnings this week, the company quietly admitted to hosting more phony accounts than previously …

Facebook

CNN Launches E-Commerce Unit, Plans Digital News Subscriptions in 2018

CNN is looking to wring more dollars from the digital domain. The cable news network has launched an editorially curated online-shopping guide — …

Digital Media

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

Internet

It’s time to end the secrecy and opacity of social media

<i>Wael Ghonim is an Internet activist and a Fellow at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center. Jake Rashbass is a Frank Knox Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.</i><p>By the time you finish reading this article, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter will have made billions of decisions about what you and hundreds of …

APIs