The Daily Populous

Monday October 19th, 2020 day edition

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We never met him until he finally came by the studio to do a voice for the South Park movie.

We got a call years ago that these guys were working on this little animated pilot for Comedy Central.

And they came back to us and said, "Comedy Central thinks the theme song is too slow and not peppy enough."

Stone We also decided to do Baseketball, the [South Park] movie, and a South Park album with Rick Rubin.

Hayes III Isaac Hayes did not quit South Park; someone quit South Park for him.

The SNL veteran and occasional South Park writer who in 2015 contributed to the creation of South Park's latest character, PC Principal.

Herzog The Daily Show and South Park were absolutely the one-two punch that ultimately put Comedy Central on the map. »

Facebook Stymied Traffic to Left-Leaning News Outlets: Report

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When Facebook tweaked its newsfeed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the visibility of political news, the company’s engineers intentionally designed the system to disproportionately impact left-leaning outlets, effectively choking off their traffic in the process.

“We did not make changes with the intent of impacting individual publishers,” a Facebook spokesperson told the outlet.

Mother Jones CEO Monika Bauerlein expressed frustration with Facebook in a Twitter thread Friday, explaining that the loss of traffic had “real effects” on the organization. »

800 Compton residents to get guaranteed income in two-year pilot program

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It is people like Andrade whom a new guaranteed income pilot program is trying to reach, Compton Mayor Aja Brown said.

Later this year, the mayor says, the Compton Pledge will begin giving 800 Compton residents free cash for a two-year period.

Brown said she hopes the impact of the cash transfers will ripple across her Compton community, beyond those who are selected for the pilot program. »