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PJ Vogt

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iPhone or Android/Mac or PC? 

iPhone & Macbook. They were issued to me the day I became an insufferable Brooklyn cliché.

What word would the other producers use to describe you? 

Chipotle-addicted.

What embarrasses you about your media diet? 

I read too many advice columns.

What would your cable news show be called?                

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.

What is your favorite thing about On the Media? 

The hard-hitting Alex Goldman.

More about the staff of On The Media

PJ Vogt appears in the following:

The NYPD is Taking Twitter Classes

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

New York Police officers are being taught how to use common sense on social media. 

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All About TLDR – the Internet, Shorter

Monday, July 28, 2014

PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman talk about On The Media’s TLDR podcast and blog and the kind of media issues it covers.

 

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Guest Picks: PJ Vogt

Monday, July 28, 2014

PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman from TLDR were on the show July 28, 2014 to talk about internet culture and the influence of social media. PJ Vogt is a fan of apocalyptic detective fiction. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Details on The White Flag Above the Brooklyn Bridge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It's not exactly terrorism, but it passed the "if you see something say something" test: American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge were replaced by big white flags yesterday, and the internet freaked out.

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Someone at the EPA Really Likes Kim Kardashian's New iPhone Game

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Late last night, the official Twitter account for the Environmental Protection Authority accidentally tweeted an excited proclamation about their success in the Kim Kardashian's new mobile game, which invites you to "create your own celebrity and rise to fame and fortune!" 

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TLDR #31 - Race Swap

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Internet you experience depends on who the Internet thinks you are.

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#31 - Race Swap

Thursday, July 17, 2014

What happened when a black woman writer went online disguised as a white man? She got a lot fewer death threats, for one thing.

 

 

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The Upside Of That Stupid NPR Tweet About Not Being Able to Find Diverse Sources

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

On July 2nd, NPR education blogger Anya Kamenetz landed in hot water for the following tweet: 

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Man Hired to Defend Racial Slur Resigns After Racist Tweets

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Two weeks ago, The Washington Redskins hired liberal blogger Ben Tribbett to help defend their name, which Native American groups have been petitioning them to change. 

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Google Has Started Censoring European Search Results

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The EU's Right to Be Forgotten law means that Google can be forced to hide links to unflattering stories about people. The BBC's Robert Peston wrote yesterday that he'd received notice from Google that his work was being censored under the new laws:

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Kelsey Grammer Would Like To Be Twitter's Resident Grammarian

Monday, June 30, 2014

Former fictional radio host Kelsey Grammer has begun using Twitter, and is supposedly hell-bent on correcting the grammar of wayward Twitter users. 

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Don't Let Facebook's Emotional Manipulation Study Make You So Mad

Monday, June 30, 2014

Last week, Facebook announced it had conducted an experiment on some of its users without their knowledge or permission. 

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France Outlaws Free Shipping On Books Bought Online

Friday, June 27, 2014

France's parliament passed a law this week that's been nicknamed "The Anti-Amazon Law." 

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#30 - The Russian Troll Army

Thursday, June 26, 2014

To help sway public opinion, a company called the Internet Research Agency pays people in Russia to go to an office and post pro-Kremlin comments all day.

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Canadians Now Have to Ask For Permission To Spam You

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Canadian lawmakers passed a very ambitious anti-spam law that goes into effect July 1. Individual spammers can be fined up to $1 million, companies that spam can be fined up to $10 million, according to the CBC. 

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New York Wants to Ban Tiger Cuddling Pictures

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Many men on Tinder like to post profile pictures of themselves cuddling tigers. 

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