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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White A major nuclear-armed power is on the verge of a wholesale takeover by a violent extremist group. But wait, Salma Hayek got married in Venice? Let me at those photos! Not that it’s making headlines, but the Taliban is approaching the seat of Pakistani power. Last week, the [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White Some people assume that news Web sites in general, and BuzzFlash in particular, might be pleased to see the newspaper industry in peril. While seeing Rupert Murdoch lose money on one of his biased mouthpieces sometimes gives us a warm, tingly feeling inside, we are inextricably linked with [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White In a fawning puff piece on extremist pundit Glenn Beck on the front page of today’s The New York Times, writers Brian Stelter and Bill Carter seem to reveal budget cuts have finally hit the Gray Lady where it hurts. Apparently they can’t afford gophers to do basic [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White The collective eye-roll over Sen. John McCain’s religious campaign ad attacking Obama’s supposedly grand ego truly misses the point. While many are able to find a laugh in the idea that Obama was sent to the Earth by the devil, there are frightening numbers of people who may [...]

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A BUZZFLASH NEWS ALERT by Meg White McDonald’s has tie-in deals with everyone from Disney to the Olympics. But when your local newscaster starts humming the “I’m lovin’ it” song, it might be time to question whether things have gotten out of hand. With ad revenues falling, partly due to TiVo users recording programs and [...]

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Hey there. This is Meg, filling in for Steve. Want a warm-up on that coffee? You know, it’s weird. That Gloucester High School “pregnancy pact” left me with strange cravings for answers to questions that went largely unanswered in the mainsream media coverage… In following the media circus that ensued after the 17th teenager became [...]