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by Jason Gross

30 Sep 2005

Though the Chicago Tribune was thoughtful enough to post a half-assed semi-apology, semi-retraction about their Farm Aid expose (Watching how money flows), the damage had already been done to the reputation of the organization (by which I mean both Farm Aid AND the Tribune).  While the Trib admits that the original story was lacking in some exact semantics about whether Farm Aid was dispensing money properly or not, the article (Farm Aid expenses eat away donations) implied that FA was a corrupt org that fed itself money at the expense of farmers.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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