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Your Weekly Recommendations Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 
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CTA Red Line delayed after man falls on tracks at Lawrence
Chicago Tribune • Chicago Tribune Staff
Searching for the “hidden motion” to unlock the Switch’s NES emulator
Ars Technica • Kyle Orland
September 19, 2017: Hour 1
WBUR • Npr, Wbur
YouTube’s Twitch-like ‘Sponsorships’ open to all YouTube Gaming creators, expand to YouTube’s main app
TechCrunch • Sarah Perez
Insomniac Games kicks off rebranding effort
Game Industry International • Editor, James Brightman
Partisan news outlets: propaganda or real news?
Christian Science Monitor • Bill Barrow
GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda
Chicago Tribune • Bill Barrow
Why Every Queer Person Should Become An Entrepreneur
Forbes • Contributor, David Auten, John Schneider
Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence
Reuters • Julia Fioretti
E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: September 19, 2017
PBS • Nate Hoffelder
 
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Politics & Policy, Social Media Industry
CTA Red Line delayed after man falls on tracks at Lawrence
Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune Staff
CTA Red Line service on Tuesday was halted on the North Side and then delayed after a man fell on the tracks at the Lawrence Avenue stop, officials said. Emergency crews were called to the stop just after 11:35 a.m. when a...
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Gaming Software, Social Media Industry
Searching for the “hidden motion” to unlock the Switch’s NES emulator
Ars TechnicaKyle Orland
This weekend, Switch owners learned their consoles are apparently holding a hidden copy of the NES game Golf, along with a built-in NES emulator designed to run it. But Switch hacker yellows8 and others who have been able to run that emulator...
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NPR, Social Media Industry
September 19, 2017: Hour 1
WBURNpr, Wbur
In hour one of Here & Now's Sept. 19, 2017 full broadcast, we open with NPR's Michele Kelemen to discuss reaction to President Trump's first U.N. General Assembly address. Also, Miguel Santiago of Radio Universidad de Puerto Rico shares an update on...
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Gaming Software, Technology Industry
YouTube’s Twitch-like ‘Sponsorships’ open to all YouTube Gaming creators, expand to YouTube’s main app
TechCrunchSarah Perez
YouTube today is taking on Twitch with the launch of a new program that will allow gamers to make money from their channels through the use of sponsorships. Like Twitch’s subscriptions, which offer fans access to custom emotes, special badges and other...
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Brand Management, Gaming Software
Insomniac Games kicks off rebranding effort
Game Industry InternationalEditor, James Brightman
Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games has today unveiled a new-look logo as part of a studio rebranding effort in advance of next year's much anticipated Spider-Man launch. The AAA independent developer hasn't radically altered its logo since 2002, but as the...
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Facebook Inc, Politics & Policy
Partisan news outlets: propaganda or real news?
Christian Science MonitorBill Barrow
The Republican Governors Association (RGA) has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. The Free Telegraph blares headlines about the virtues of GOP governors, while framing Democrats negatively. It asks...
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Education, Facebook Inc
GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda
Chicago TribuneBill Barrow
(Scott Bauer / AP) Republican governors are getting into the "news" business. The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media. The Free Telegraph blares headlines about...
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Digital Media, Entrepreneurship
Why Every Queer Person Should Become An Entrepreneur
ForbesContributor, David Auten, John Schneider
If 80% of today’s millionaires are first-generation millionaires, you can become a millionaire, too, by becoming an entrepreneur. For LGBTQ people, becoming a queer entrepreneur will help their careers, their bank accounts and the LGBTQ community.
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
Twitter says its controls are weeding out users advocating violence
ReutersJulia Fioretti
BRUSSELS () - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said that its internal controls were allowing it to weed out accounts being used for the “promotion of terrorism” earlier rather than responding to government requests to close them down. U.S. and European governments have been...
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Amazon Kindle, Copyright
E-Books and Self-Publishing Roundup: September 19, 2017
PBSNate Hoffelder
Digital or Print, Fast or Slow, Reading is Fingery (John Miedema / After Reading) ‘Plagiarists Never Do it Once’: Meet the Sleuth Tracking Down the Poetry Cheats (Will Storr / The Guardian) Polish Research: Removing Pirated Books Online Has No Impact on...
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