Word's Out

  • Breitbart gets blacklisted
    In light of offensive language and hate speech associated with the alt-right online news organization, Breitbart is being blacklisted as a default website for ad buys by TubeMogul and RocketFuel. The ad tech companies join major brands Kellogg’s, Allstate and Warby Parker, which recently disassociated themselves with the site due to the same issues. In…
  • Stop the presses: Fake news is a problem
    The 2016 General Election taught us a lot of things as American citizens — including the problem we have with anyone with a computer providing “made up” news. Even Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg admitted his social media giant has a difficult time sifting through reality and the proliferating untruthful announcements posting all over the world.…
  • Megyn Kelly bears heart and soul
    Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly just released a tell-all book about sexual harassment in the workplace at the media giant and singled out its head honcho Roger Ailes, who has left the company. When asked on CBS This Morning if she was making the company look bad, she responded: “I believe that Roger Ailes made…
  • Trump’s first press interview Sunday night
    President-elect Donald Trump will sit for his first extensive post-election interview on Sunday’s 60 minutes with Lesley Stahl, Media Bistro reported this week. It airs on CBS. President Barack Obama did the same thing following his 2008 election. The real question remains when he takes the stage with his family: How believable will he be…
  • Go Cubs Go
    Everyone loves a Cinderella story. That’s why when the Chicago Cubs flirted with the opportunity to end a 108-year drought of winning the World Series, many people with no ties to the team or even the city took up their cause. No more goats, outfield fans grabbing balls or even black cats can tarnish their…