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THE BREAKING NEWS CONSUMER’S HANDBOOK

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Source: onthemedia.org

By: Alex Goldman

This week’s shooting at the DC Navy Yard was the latest in a long string of breaking news reporting to get many of the essential facts wrong.

In fact, the rampant misreporting that follows shootings like this is so predictable that OTM has unintentionally developed a formula for covering them. We look at how all the bad information came out. We suggest ways that the news media could better report breaking news. This time, we’re doing something different.

This is our Breaking News Consumer’s Handbook.  Rather than counting on news outlets to get it right, we’re looking at the other end. Below are some tips for how, in the wake of a big, tragic story, you can sort good information from bad. We’ve even made a handy, printable PDF that you can tape to your wall the next time you encounter a big news event.

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5 Yoga Poses for Back Pain That You Can Do In Just A Few Minutes

Source: udemy.com

By: Kimberly Pendergrass

If you are living with chronic back pain, good news is coming your way.  There are now several pain relieving options out there that do not include medication.  For example, have you ever thought about yoga as a way to relieve your pain?  There is more to yoga than just enhancing your spiritual well-being. The yogaposesforbackpain-300x416ancient practice emphasizing stretching, strength, and flexibility can be the perfect remedy for relieving back pain. Its healing qualities are known for alleviating soreness and chronic backaches by lengthening the spine and strengthening the back muscles. Yoga moves can be performed almost everywhere with just your mat.  Learn more about how toturn your home into a yoga retreat here.  If you want to take control of managing your pain without traditional medicines, we suggest trying these five basic yoga poses targeted to ease back pain.

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Second Amendment right to bear arms within the structures of federal and state laws

By: Shibli Zaman

If you are willing to forfeit your U.S. Constitutional rights in order to make those who discriminate against you feel more at ease, then you deserve their prejudice and you don’t deserve your Constitutional rights.

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