Media Mashup: June 30, 2015

Seifeddine Rezgui was the 23-year-old author of the worst extremist attack in Tunisian history.
Seifeddine Rezgui, the Tunisian gunman, killed many tourists.
ONLINE TERROR

The gunman who killed 38 people in Tunisia was recruited and trained online, according to government officials.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the attack, has a huge online presence, using social media strategies to attract terrorists. For more details, see  http://bit.ly/1JujEgB

NBC’S HYPOCRISY

PJMedia.com captures the hypocrisy of NBC’s decision to end its relationship with Donald Trump.

“Welcome to 2015 America, where dissent is punished but a tax dodging riot instigator and a national news anchor who is a pathological liar are embraced as valued employees. Diversity of thought will not be tolerated,” Stephen Kruiser wrote.

For more details, see http://bit.ly/1KmYf7A

MEDIA BIAS

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin made a rare admission: the media are biased. The legal analyst stated the obvious during the media celebration about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to approve gay marriage. For details, see http://bit.ly/1JnWqFU

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