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In GOOD 003, we offered our Media Mogul All-Star trading cards. In a similar vein, Reclaim the Media now offers Media Heroes Trading Cards, each...




In GOOD 003, we offered our Media Mogul All-Star trading cards. In a similar vein, Reclaim the Media now offers Media Heroes Trading Cards, each one offering a pocket-sized synopsis of the journo's contribution to the idea of media as a democratic space. Among those honored: DeeDee Halleck, co-founder of the legendary alt-news program Paper Tiger TV; Lew Hill, who launched the country's first listener-support radio station in 1949; and the for-all-time abolitionist and statesmen, Frederick Douglass. The organizations and collaborations commemorated include Media Justice and the Children's Television Workshop, which created everyone's favorite educational program, Sesame Street.
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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual acts in the first degree in New York City.

The jury was unanimous in its convictions as well as two not-guilty verdicts on predatory sexual assault charges involving actress Annabella Sciorra.

The Miramax co-founder may spend the rest of his natural life behind bars.

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Jim Browning is a YouTuber from the UK who has an amazing ability to catch scammers in the act.

In this video, he responds to a scam email claiming he bought a laptop by breaking into the scammer's computer. In the process he uncovers where the scammers work, their banking information, and even their personal identities.

"I got an 'invoice' email telling me that I had paid for a $3800 laptop," Browning writes on his YouTube page. "No links... just a phone number. It's a real shame that these scammers emailed me because I was able to find out exactly who they were and where the were."

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A two-minute television ad from New Zealand is a gut punch to dog lovers who smoke cigarettes. "Quit for Your Pets" focuses on how second-hand smoke doesn't just affect other humans, but our pets as well.

According to Quitline New Zealand, "when you smoke around your pets, they're twice as likely to get cancer."

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