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What Would Thomas Friedman Write?
Posted on Dec 31, 2012
The columnist receives the satire treatment; a gay GOP group places an anti-Chuck Hagel ad in The New York Times to get President Obama’s attention; meanwhile, the Chinese government is mandating people visit their elderly parents. 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.
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