Friday, May 24, 2024

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Say no to sensationalism and yes to accurate journalism

Say no to sensationalism and yes to accurate journalism
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Four years ago, disillusioned with universally irresponsible media coverage and a related increase in societal division and vitriol, I set out to create a trustworthy source of accurate news on the biggest issues. I don’t believe that I am super intelligent, but I am smart enough...
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BIG Wrap

Putin’s military purge echoes Prigozhin’s call to act

(BBC News) When one top defence official is arrested in Russia, that is interesting.   When five senior defence figures are handcuffed in less than a...

‘Strong punishment’ – China initiates military drills around Taiwan

(Al Jazeera Media Network) China has started military drills surrounding the self-governing island of Taiwan, according to Chinese state media. The state-run Xinhua news agency...

BIG Exclusives

Canadian energy modelling flawed and futile

What do models actually tell us about the future of climate...

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Many people in high-income nations believe that climate change is the defining issue of our time. There is no arguing that it is incredibly important –...
Study indicates that carbon-capturing material could help industry reduce emissions and costs

Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) – effective technology or convenient...

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Many people in high-income nations (and few in lower-income nations) are concerned about emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs), particularly carbon dioxide (CO2), and their...
Having a little fun with thermal physics

Having a little fun with thermal physics

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(Note from the editor: this article is not for everyone. If you have a background in science/mathematics, you will enjoy reading on. If, like...

BIG Chuckle

Alleged murderous moron sticks to facts like flies on … flypaper

I admit it – I am not the brightest bulb in the toolbox. In 2020 and 2021, as I was imploring people to stay active,...

A call to arms … er, make that brains!

It is time to demand more from your brain. I believe that most people in my LinkedIn network are fairly intelligent. Yet far too many are...

BIG Mouth (Opinion)
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Reported culpability of news media in assassination attempt is well earned

In a news story that underscores the perils of irresponsible journalism, some officials are blaming news media organizations for the assassination attempt on Slovakia...

What to say to someone who believes COVID was an indiscriminate killing machine

A BIG Media subscriber emailed me this morning, asking what he should say to someone who still believes that COVID was one of the...

Canada is chasing away its greatest citizens

Cheering for the Vancouver Canucks in the National Hockey League playoffs at a local pub the other day, I had the pleasure of getting...

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Most members at BIG Media Ltd. are successful people who subscribed here because they understand the importance of establishing a trustworthy and accurate source of news on the big issues. Most are busy making the world a better place by creating jobs, performing their work at a high level, and generally being good people. They are typically not self-promoters, so it might seem weird to make a post on this platform accompanied by a photo of you ... as I have done here. We require that an image be included with member posts for reasons including general esthetics and our belief that it's nice to know what people look like while we are communicating with each other. In my mind, it's another way to foster a sense of community. Of course, you also have the option of using whatever other image you deem suitable. But adding a photo of yourself to a post is...