Sinclair’s script for stations

Sinclair’s script for stations – YouTube.

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The June Compendium

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‘You don’t sound American’, TV host tells Muslim blogger from Oklahoma

This exchange prompted the presenter to tell Katebi: “A lot of Americans might take offence to that. You’re an American, you don’t sound like an American when you say [this] … you know what I mean.”

via ‘You don’t sound American’, TV host tells Muslim blogger from Oklahoma | US news | The Guardian.

Apparently Sinclair now owns WGN.   This is what passes as news for these people.

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Spanish anti-terror law has ‘chilling effect’ on satire, says Amnesty International

Amnesty wants to see article 578 repealed, and says the situation in Spain is emblematic of “a disturbing trend” of European countries using national security arguments to limit freedom of expression and restrict rights.

“Governments should uphold the rights of victims of terrorism, rather than stifling free speech in their name,” said said Eda Seyhan, Amnesty’s campaigner on counter-terrorism.

via Spanish anti-terror law has ‘chilling effect’ on satire, says Amnesty International | World news | The Guardian.

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Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study

Researchers found 93 per cent of all bottles tested contained some sort of microplastic, including polypropylene, polystyrene, nylon and polyethylene terephthalate (PET).

via Microplastics found in 93% of bottled water tested in global study – Technology & Science – CBC News.

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