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Wed March 14, 2012
Views of the News: Rush, Maher, Money; Un-Friending Over Politics; KONY 2012, Olive Garden Columnist
Rush, Maher, Moral Equivalence & Money
David Serchuk, Forbes: "Congratulations! You Just Made Rush Limbaugh Sympathetic!"
Melinda Henneberger, The Washington Post: "Whose war, and on which women?"
Keach Hagey, Politico: "David Axelrod bails on Bill Maher"
MJ Lee, Politico: "Rush Limbaugh: 'They thought I was finished'"
Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "After Apology, National Advertisers Are Still Shunning Limbaugh"
Facebook Friendships Don't Always Survive Political Differences
Pew Internet & American Life Project: "Social networking sites and politics"
Jeffrey Bloomer, Slate: "One in Five Drop Online Friends Over Political Posts"
Meenai Vamburkar, Mediaite: "Survey: Liberals More Likely To Block You Online For Posting Differing Opinions"
Trad Media Snipe at Most Viral Video
Noam Cohen, The New York Times: "A Video Campaign and the Power of Simplicity"
Todd Wasserman, Mashable: "'Kony 2012 Tops 100 Million Views, Becomes Most Viral Video in History"
Huffington Post: "Jon Stewart Mocks Media's Reaction to Kony 2012 Phenomenon"
Lessons From the 'Olive Garden' Columnist
Marilyn Hagerty, Grand Forks Herald: "EATBEAT: Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome"
James R. Hagerty, The Wall Street Journal: "When Mom Goes Viral"
Thomas Rozwadowski, Green Bay Press-Gazette: "In defense of Marilyn Hagerty's small-town Olive Garden 'experience'"
SXSW Outrage -- Homeless Hotspots
Rob Waugh, London Daily Mail: "Homeless people turned into walking wi-fi hotspots at $2 per 15 minutes -- but it's causing an outcry on Twitter"