Sunday, August 14, 2022

BIG Scoop

Introducing a serendipitous story and tremendous talk

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No one has ever accused me of being normal, so it should not surprise you that I am doing this backwards. Yesterday, I posted an article with a link to Laurie Weston’s talk titled “Beyond the Hysteria – a data-driven examination of the COVID-19 pandemic”. Today,...

BIG Wrap

Crime erupts in Tijuana

Thousands of federal troops have been deployed to several Mexican border cities, including Tijuana, amid a flare up in gang violence. The northern state of...

Matter at ultra-high temperature and pressure remarkably simple and universal

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have made two discoveries about the behaviour of "supercritical matter" — matter at the critical point at...

BIG Exclusives

Rule of law wins in pastor’s successful appeal against pandemic protest contempt charges

Rule of law wins in pastor’s successful appeal against pandemic protest...

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On Friday, July 22, the Alberta Court of Appeal overturned Calgary Pastor Artur Pawlowski’s conviction for contempt of court after he held church services...
The demise of Roe v. Wade – breaking down the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs case

The demise of Roe v. Wade – breaking down the U.S....

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The Supreme Court of the United States recently released its much-anticipated decision (anticipated due in no small part to the leak of a draft...
Diving beneath the surface of the energy transition discussion

Diving beneath the surface of the energy transition discussion

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A few weeks ago in BIG Media, I talked about the “Energy Transition” of the 21st century - Examining the real meaning of ‘energy transition’...

BIG Chuckle

Flat Earthers’ sphere mongering: to be or(b) not to be

Engaged in spirited discussion through plexiglass with a stranger six feet away at the neighbourhood pub last night (weird that Harlequin Romance has not...

Hey Doc – am I nuts?

With so many people saying that I am crazy to launch a media company that does not accept advertising, I decided to pay a...

BIG Mouth (Opinion)
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How to talk to a journalist who uses the term ‘climate change denier’

Dear Media Friends, PLEASE stop using phrases such as "the fight to stop climate change", "climate change deniers", and especially "climate denier". Seriously – you...

Wanted: intelligent humans who can string together a few sentences

BIG Media Ltd. is expanding to become a global platform, and in order to do so effectively, we need editorial contributors in all corners...

Reductio ad absurdum and the war of principles over abortion

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v Wade ruling, which had determined in 1973 that the Constitution of the United States generally...

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Message from the Precedent

I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ is an excellent example of how BIG Media contributors are challenging people to think critically about big issues. I encourage my fellow members to post links to important stories with or without personal commentary. Our site looks best when posts are accompanied by images so attach a screenshot of an image that goes with the story or whatever image you deem suitable. The stories highlighted in your post will often be from other media outlets. They could be excellent pieces of journalism, sensationalistic garbage, or simply thought-provoking pieces. Sometimes they will lead to in-depth analysis in a BIG Media article. You are also welcome to post your thoughts on an issue without linking to another story. Conversation starters are...