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  • Old School

    Old School

  • The Social Dilemma

    The Social Dilemma

    ★★★½

    This film does a good job of explaining the business models of companies in the attention economy. The Social Dilemma is advocacy, rather than advocacy journalism or straight ahead journalism. It doesn't spend much time advocating for concrete solutions. Primary subject Tristan Harris sometimes lacks humility. The film feels like a big advertisement for his Center for Humane Technology. The dramatization is occasionally grating. Distributed by Netflix, the film is ethically dubious. It slams YouTube but doesn't fault Netflix for its cynical autoplay "feature." The film's moral argument against emotional manipulation is stronger than the argument against the distribution of conspiratorial content.

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    Eddie Pepitone: For the Masses

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    Shaquille O'Neal and Papa John's Pizza launch Shaq-a-Roni Pizza with company's largest slices

    You can now eat Shaq’s favorite pizza.

    The Shaq-a-Roni launches Monday at Papa John's Pizza with the pizza giant's largest slices to date, officials shared exclusively with USA TODAY.

    NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, a Papa John's board member and franchise owner, came up with the idea for the 16-inch extra-large pizza that's topped with extra cheese and has 66 pepperoni. It's cut into eight slices…