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Doctored images have become a fact of life for political campaigns. When they’re disproved, believers ‘just don’t care.’

Viral online disinformation is being used to inflame a politician's base and vilify their enemies: "There’s a shared form of apathy in some cases for the fact that it was manipulated at all.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 14th, 2020

Lisa Barone: Online meetings are draining, but we can do better

I work at Overit. There, I build provocative, data-backed marketing campaigns for clients in industries like health care, transit and tech. I also stutter. While people who stutter (PWS) face unique challenges in all parts of life, over the past 130.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 22nd, 2020

The pandemic won"t just radically reshape the 2020 election, it"ll change how politicians campaign for years to come

Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Coronavirus pandemic measures such as social distancing have completely changed what political campaigns look like in 2020. Campaigns will have to adapt to and e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2020

More than 60% of the US" coronavirus deaths are linked to a Washington nursing home. Here"s what we know about the outbreak there.

ASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images The Life Care Center in Kirkla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 11th, 2020

10 clever ways to deal with rude people — without letting them ruin your mood

Getty Images Rude people are a fact of life, and can appear everywhere from your daily commute to the boardroom. Rudeness can spread like a virus, and it's easy to get bogged down by someone else's bad attitude, which can ulti.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2020

The best and worst states to retire in the US

Hanneke Luijting/Getty Images When deciding the best place to retire, it's important to consider affordability, quality of life, and health care. Minnesota is the best for quality of life a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2020

Here are the worst slogans in the history of US political campaigning

Brian Blanco/Getty Images Winning US political campaigns are often remembered for their catchy slogans, but less.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 7th, 2020

The 25 worst US cities for retirees

Joe Polillio / Getty Images WalletHub determined the best and worst places to retire. The ranking accounted for the affordability, quality of life, activities, and available health care o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 31st, 2019

When I became my parents" caregiver, spending less than $20 a month on life insurance was a no-brainer

Hero Images/Getty Images When my parents were in their 80s, they moved in with me so that I could care for them. For the first time, I was responsible for other human beings. Then 33, I decided to get a 20-year term life insurance policy worth $.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg"s non-answer about his secret dinner with Trump perfectly illustrates why his views about political speech are under fire (FB)

Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken a firm stance on political speech with his company's policy to not fact-check political ads.  Instead, Zuckerberg argues, F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Commentary: Let’s Be Honest: Paul Ryan Would Fire Jesus as House Chaplain

Praying for the poor is not a political act. As a scholar of the life and teachings of Jesus, I am frustrated when I hear some "Christian" politicians hijack and, in fact, mutilate his teachings. A recent example involves House Speake.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 1st, 2018

Xi Jinping"s one-time political rival will now spend the rest of his life in prison

Feng Li/Getty Images A former potential successor for Chinese President Xi Jinping was given a lifetime prison sentence on Tuesday. Sun Zhengcai, the Communist Party Secretary for the city of Chongqing an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 8th, 2018

Drew Barrymore shares her 3-step skin-care routine — and it includes a surprisingly cheap drugstore cleanser

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Veteran actress Drew Barrymore, 43, has been in the Hollywood spotlight her whole life.  During an event in New York City celebrat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 4th, 2018

Houston"s office market is down. But life sciences, health care buck the trend, JLL broker says

If Houston’s struggling office real estate market has a bright spot these days, it’s in the life sciences and health care segments......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2020

Russian trolls are relying on Trump quotes and tweets for disinformation campaigns, saving them from making up the content themselves like they did in the 2016 elections

Former FBI agent Clint Watts told The New York Times Russian operatives "must be flabbergasted" at how easy Trump was making their job. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Russia's attempts to influen.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 23rd, 2020

Dow plummets 900 points amid growing fears of another virus lockdown

Traders are also mulling heightened political tensions in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death on Friday. Getty Images / Xinhua News Agency Stocks started the week off significantly l.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 21st, 2020

Dow plummets 615 points amid growing fears of another virus lockdown

Traders are also mulling heightened political tensions in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death on Friday. Getty Images / Xinhua News Agency Stocks started the week off significantly lower after reports over th.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 21st, 2020

Mass suspension of German police officers who shared pictures of Hitler and doctored images of refugees in gas chambers

The officers allegedly shared extremist content in chatrooms and WhatsApp groups. Some face charges of spreading Nazi propaganda and hate speech. Police o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2020

Photos submitted to be included in the Library of Congress" permanent collection show American life during the coronavirus pandemic

The Library of Congress is assembling a "diverse collection" of images.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 12th, 2020

Most of tech"s most powerful CEOs are coupled up. Here"s what life is like for the husbands and wives of Silicon Valley"s elite.

For those tech CEOs who are married, many of them have been with their spouses for years — or even decades. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and his wife, Miranda Kerr. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 31st, 2020

Health Care Heroes in unprecedented times: Dr. Manoj Jain, UTHSC/Emory University

When it comes to the local fight against COVID-19, Dr. Manoj Jain is at the forefront. An infectious disease expert and advisor to Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Jain said he has prepared for this type of moment his entire professional life......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2020