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‘Doonesbury’ Mourns The Death Of Print, Is Promptly Clowned By Webcomics Community
‘Doonesbury’ Mourns The Death Of Print, Is Promptly Clowned By Webcomics Community
It's no secret that newspapers in print aren't doing so hot these days, a fact that has put the hundred year tradition of comic strips (plus Sudoku and the Junior Jumble) in danger. For some strips, the cold embrace of oblivion would likely be a welcome relief from the horrors of life, but as you might expect, a few others are a little more wary of their impending extinction...
‘Gil Thorpe’ Stokes Fake Moral Panic about ‘Sexting’
‘Gil Thorpe’ Stokes Fake Moral Panic about ‘Sexting’
Every once in a while, a news organization latches onto some story about how teenagers have sex, finds an angle that sounds particularly salacious, and proceeds to freak the hell out of parents across the nation. The latest manufactured outrage is "sexting" -- taking sexually explicit photos of yourself on your cell phone and sending them to others...