Category: Media

Scientific American: ‘The Internet Knows You Better than Your Spouse Does’


In a Scientific American article, titled “The Internet Knows You Better Than Your Spouse Does,”  author Frank Luerweg revealed that an online test, which tracks users’ digital footprints to provide a detailed personality analysis, knew many of those tested better than their spouses.

Vanity Fair’s Hagan on Beto O’Rourke: ‘He’s Like a Charisma Candidate’


During Thursday’s “New Day” on CNN, Vanity Fair special correspondent Joe Hagan discussed his profile on former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) in-which the newly announced 2020 presidential hopeful said that he was “born” to run for president. Hagan said he spent some days with O’Rourke and he described the failed Senate candidate as “a regular guy,” “down to earth” and “charismatic.” “He is sort of undefined right now,” Hagan stated. “He’s like a charisma candidate.” He added, “There is a real kind of realness to him. Now, how will that translate on the national stage? And we don’t know that, but his connection with people was something that even seemed to surprise him. You know, that he had sort of been gifted with this, you know, connection. … The longer he can stay undefined the better it is for him.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent

Watch: Tucker Carlson Hammers ‘Enthusiastic Bigot’ Media Matters Head Angelo Carusone


Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson went on the offensive against Media Matters for America president Angelo Carusone, who Carlson labeled an “enthusiastic bigot” for once running what he called a “racist blog.” Carlson had been under fire after Media Matters “unearthed” remarks the Fox News host made while calling into the “Bubba the Love Sponge Show” going back more than a decade ago. Carlson first criticized MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, who recently had Carusone on his “All In” program. “Chris Hayes is an anchor over on MSNBC — the one with the glasses,” Carlson said. “Hayes’ political views aren’t very interesting: Cringing hipster sensitivity, burnished with low-grade academic buzzwords. Pretty banal stuff. But Hayes always seemed like a decent guy personally. He didn’t seem like a hater. It was hard to imagine him promoting open racism and antisemitism, or at least it was, until the other night. That’s when Hayes invited a man called Angelo Carusone onto his show.” Carlson rehashed Carusone’s numerous blog posts that have been called into question, noting that Carusone has accused others of “bigotry.” “Carusone runs Media Matters,” he continued. “Almost every day, he issues outraged press releases accusing other people

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