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This Is Why Guns Shouldn’t Be Allowed in Movie Theaters
Posted on Jan 15, 2014
A man was shot dead in Florida for texting his daughter during a movie; two police officers were acquitted after beating a mentally ill man into a coma; meanwhile, MOMA has been turned into a department store. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
Man Fatally Shot for Texting in Movie Theater
Did a Federal Court Just Kill the Open Internet?
Trojan Cans: How Did the Self-Service Economy Emerge?
A California Jury’s Baffling Verdict
MoMA’s Faux-Populist Expansion Makes it Look Like a Department Store
Why the Washington Post’s New Ties to the CIA Are So Ominous
Downtown Tel Aviv Is Nearing a Racial Boiling Point
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