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Digital Couture Is Now Actually a Thing

gadgets.ndtv.com — Attracting celebrities, fashionistas and worldwide press attention, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute gala is the red-carpet event of the season. This year the accompanying exhibit is sponsored by that well-known fashion brand, Apple. Last year the money came from Yahoo.

Digital Couture Is Actually a Thing

bloombergview.com — Attracting celebrities, fashionistas, and worldwide press attention, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute gala is the red-carpet event of the season. This year the accompanying exhibit is sponsored by that well-known fashion brand, Apple. Last year the money came from Yahoo.

Virginia Postrel: Conservatives in academia need to ‘come out’

watertowndailytimes.com — By VIRGINIA POSTREL Bloomberg View NEW YORK - A few days after the 2004 election, Gabriel Rossman went for a job interview with the UCLA sociology department. Rossman was finishing a doctorate at Princeton, and his research on how ownership affects mass-media content was a good fit for a school in the entertainment capital.

Can You Pass the ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Test?: Virginia Postrel

bloombergview.com — Feb. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Charles Murray knows that people who read fat books of social criticism aren't normal. They weren't normal when the books had titles like "The Affluent Society," "The Hidden Persuaders" and "The Organization Man," and they aren't normal today.

Conservatives in academia need to 'come out'

japantimes.co.jp — A few days after the 2004 election, Gabriel Rossman went for a job interview with the UCLA sociology department. Rossman was finishing a doctorate at Princeton, and his research on how ownership affects mass media content was a good fit for a school in the entertainment capital.

Conservatives in academia need to ‘come out’

pressdemocrat.com — A few days after the 2004 election, Gabriel Rossman went for a job interview with the UCLA sociology department. Rossman was finishing a doctorate at Princeton, and his research on how ownership affects mass-media content was a good fit for a school in the entertainment capital. He got the job as an assistant professor.

Conservatives in academia need to come out of shadows

centredaily.com — A few days after the 2004 election, Gabriel Rossman went for a job interview with the UCLA sociology department. Rossman was finishing a doctorate at Princeton, and his research on how ownership affects mass-media content was a good fit for a school in the entertainment capital. He got the job as an assistant professor.

The high price of forcing conservatives into the campus closet

nypost.com — A few days after the 2004 election, Gabriel Rossman went for a job interview with the UCLA sociology department. Rossman was finishing a doctorate at Princeton, and his research on how ownership affects mass-media content was a good fit for a school in the entertainment capital. He got the job as an assistant professor.

Conservatives Can Change Academia, But Only If They 'Come Out'

bloombergview.com — A few days after the 2004 election, Gabriel Rossman went for a job interview with the UCLA sociology department. Rossman was finishing a doctorate at Princeton, and his research on how ownership affects mass-media content was a good fit for a school in the entertainment capital. He got the job as an assistant professor.

Trump’s pitch: His gilded glamour

stripes.com — Why would anyone vote for Donald Trump? One popular theory holds that his supporters are bigots angered by America's changing racial mix. Another is that they're salt-of-the-earth working folks left behind by the loss of manufacturing jobs, alienated from the moneyed ruling class and irritated by the tyranny of political correctness.
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Apr 29, 2016

@bill_clemens @CallOut4 @dandrezner @TeviTroy It’s interesting how partisan Dems repeat the talking point that no Republican accepts Darwin.

Apr 28, 2016

RT @elliswonk: I find it bizarre that high-profile journalists feed into the narrative that the president controls the economy. https://t.cpic.twitter.com/kUQZ6JeAr9/kUQZ6JeAr9

Apr 28, 2016

Big data: How Foursquare knew before almost anyone how bad things were for Chipotle buff.ly/1NXQ7cN

Apr 28, 2016

.@NateSilver538 What's his stance on evolution? Liberal Dems absolutely believe all Republicans are young earthers.

Apr 28, 2016

RT @NateSilver538: Take: Trump invalidated a lot of beliefs held by centrist elites about the GOP base, but validated beliefs held by liberal elites about it.

Apr 28, 2016

RT @seanmdav: Boehner admitted that he and Trump are personal friends, but he didn't come clean on whether they share bronzer. https://t.cothefederalist.com/2016/04/28/joh…2prKv4VjPi

Apr 28, 2016

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Apr 27, 2016

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