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Where do you get your news?

Postby TorJado » Wed May 27, 2015 5:37 pm

Pretty simple question, and a quick skim of the forums hasn't yielded another topic of the same, so yeah, where do you get your news from?

Personally, I've gotten most of my news from of course, Dan Carlin, and comedy shows like Colbert and Jon Stewart. For any other real source of news, I typically get articles second hand, whether its from here, friends, reddit, or what have you. I've lately added Glen Greenwald's The Intercept to my list of daily checkins.

I'm obviously posting this to see what everyone here thinks are sites that are worth keeping in a daily refresh bookmark.


Also, apologies if this belongs in the News Commentary forum vs Current events. Move it as you will moderators.
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby TheWaffle » Wed May 27, 2015 5:59 pm

My daily rounds are usually:

- The Atlantic, usually has at least one good in-depth story from a unique perspective
- Al Jazeera, general survey of global news
- The Guardian, usually great but has gotten super click-baity in the last month
- Bloomberg Surveillance Podcast and Bloomberg View, often have interesting perspectives
- The Intercept, has a great piece every week or so
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Paulo » Wed May 27, 2015 6:02 pm

The Daily Show, Colbert(RIP), the Nightly Show (excellent), Flipboard (Ipad, Iphone ) here I choose where to go in the internet, RT, Joe Rogan Experience (Podcast), TWIT.tv, StarTalk (Neil D. Tyson) and lots of podcast. I gave up all of our mainstream media a long time ago.
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Myrtok » Wed May 27, 2015 6:03 pm

News.google.com

Yahoo.com used to give a decent overview, but now it's too much social "tmz" stuff and paid programming posing as news.
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby viktorthepirate » Wed May 27, 2015 10:19 pm

This will probably sound ridiculous but I get mine from Drudge Report and Salon lol. I figure the two extremes give me a good idea of where the middle is.
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Talksintext » Thu May 28, 2015 4:45 pm

The Economist
Stratfor
Politico
ArsTechnica
WaPo when I'm bored and want more national stuff
Jon Oliver's show
Peto Lucem on Twitter for Syria/IS updates (and... I'm on a list now)
CFR sometimes
Carnegie Endowment sometimes
Reddit
Forums
Occasionally I am subjected to FOX News
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Atherzon » Thu May 28, 2015 5:52 pm

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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Finity's End » Thu May 28, 2015 5:53 pm

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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby de officiis » Thu May 28, 2015 5:58 pm

Atherzon wrote:Penner
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Glasperlenspieler » Thu May 28, 2015 7:07 pm

RealClearPolitics.com - Nice collator of news and politics with some history and science on the side. Neither Left nor Right

theregister.com - Technology news with flair.

FreeRepublic.com - To see what the right wing whackadoodles are up to - took me 9 years to get banned.

democraticunderground.com - To see what the left wing whackdoodles are up to - took me 3 days to get banned.

The Volokh Conspiracy......Liked it better when it was a blog.

Zero Hedge -Because on a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Fred on Everything - Licensed to use ethnic slurs, 45 ACP and psyclobin for religious purposes.

Mish's Global Economic Blogspot - Macro Economics from an Austrian bearish perspective.

Stratfor - on again off again subscriber.......Head and shoulders above the rest of for geopolitical news.....pissed me off in 2007 missing the economic crisis which was obvious to the blind from 2002 and to the M3 watchers from 1995 .

I read the Friday Wall Street Journal in the sauna......I've actually had people paw through my copy and in frustration ask if I have the sports section...once I explained why there was no sports section...which didnt go over well......doesnt matter how old it is.... 1 day or 10 years is the same to me.....I wish I could subscribe to the WSJ from 5 years ago......

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Now that I am back on the CONUS, I go to a large bookstore and pickup a stack of 20 magazines....Usually Nature Magazine, Reason, Economist, Foreign Policy , Journal of Intel / CounterIntel , a Sailboat Rag, New Yorker, etc etc........I usually sit down for 3 hours and speed read the best article in each magazine .

Naturally Dan's Podcast......

and I need a weekly dose of the Savage Love Podcast.....

I read the Hawaiian and Coloradan papers online...

Sometimes I draw the curtains, eat 60 mg of Sativa and read Lyndon LaRouche's Executive Intelligence Review.

Overall, I am disappointed in the quality of the news but pleased at the variety the net brings.
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Okeefenokee » Thu May 28, 2015 7:53 pm

Atherzon wrote:Penner
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yep. and john oliver, stuff you should know, npr hourly news, fark, and sometimes I see something on google I check out.

I used to get up in the morning and spend a good while watching RT or al jazeera along with something on msnbc like UP, but you see something hackish just about every day and after a week or so of seeing it every day, it gets old. It's the same with Stewart. After you catch him being dishonest to pander a few times, you lose interest.

In 2009 I moved out to the middle of the mojave. The only station I could get on the radio was the fox talk station. I'd never heard them before. For the first few days I was appalled. I had been in Iraq during the election and came home to find out obama this and obama that. After a week it hit me that I wasn't hearing news, but sensationalist opinion. My reaction was essentially, "Oh. Well that's makes more sense."
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Penner » Thu May 28, 2015 7:55 pm

Atherzon wrote:Penner
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:thanks:
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Okeefenokee » Thu May 28, 2015 8:03 pm

What I meant to say was, I know a guy. You can get some through him if you want. You'll have to meet him first so he knows you're cool, but after that you'll be good. Just be cool though, this guy is serious about his news. Hey, wait a minute. Why are you asking me about news? Did someone say something? You're not a cop, are you?
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby de officiis » Thu May 28, 2015 8:11 pm

http://azstarnet.com/
http://www.theatlantic.com/
http://news.bbc.co.uk/
http://www.bostonherald.com/
http://cbs.marketwatch.com/
http://www.chicagotribune.com/
http://www.cleveland.com/frontpage/
http://news.com.com/
http://www.cnn.com/
http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN/
http://www.freep.com/
http://drudgereport.com/
http://fair.org/
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/
http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/view/
http://www.guardiannews.com/
http://irregulartimes.com/
http://www.livescience.com/
http://www.latimes.com/
http://www.nydailynews.com/
http://www.nypost.com/
http://nytimes.com/
http://www.philly.com/
http://www.post-gazette.com/
http://publicintelligence.net/
http://www.reuters.com/
http://rockcenter.msnbc.msn.com/
http://www.stltoday.com/
http://www.techdirt.com/?_format=full
feed://www.time.com/time/rss/top/0,20326,,00.xml
http://www.washingtonpost.com/regional/
http://www.washingtontimes.com/
feed://wired.com/news/feeds/rss2/0,2610,3,00.xml
http://topics.wsj.com/person/S/sue-shellenbarger/6492
feed://rss.news.yahoo.com/rss/topstories
http://archaeology.org/news
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/
http://www.newyorker.com/
http://www.wired.com/
https://www.stratfor.com/
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/blogs/taibblog
http://m.factcheck.org/articles/
http://www.politifact.com/
http://www.thedailyshow.com/
http://www.politico.com/
http://www.reddit.com/r/news/
http://www.theamericanconservative.com/
http://www.opensecrets.org/news/
http://www.whistleblower.org/
http://www.libertarianism.org/
http://www.downsizedc.org/
https://pressfreedomfoundation.org/
http://www.ciponline.org/policy-themes
http://www.straightdope.com/
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/?state=nwa
http://legalnews.findlaw.com/
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/
http://www.abajournal.com/
http://www.law.com/jsp/law/newswire.jsp
http://legaltimes.typepad.com/blt/
http://www.scotusblog.com/
http://blogs.findlaw.com/legally_weird/
http://abovethelaw.com/
http://www.becker-posner-blog.com
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/
http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
http://www.lawschoolblog.org/
http://howappealing.law.com/
http://fourthamendment.com/?p=12981
http://www.dcbar.org/bar-resources/publ ... on-lawyer/
http://www.lawfareblog.com/
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Re: Where do you get your news?

Postby Atherzon » Thu May 28, 2015 9:03 pm

Penner wrote:
Atherzon wrote:Penner
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:thanks:


No, thank you.

For anyone that thought that I should have mentioned their name, but I didn't: chalk it up to my laziness, frustration with iPhone autocorrect, and your weird screenname.
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