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New Tumblr uses power of Miley twerking to report real news

Criticism of Miley Cyrus twerking at the VMAs has officially come full circle, with the media having finally folded in on itself. News outlets (including this one) have spent the past 48 hours gawking at Cyrus, with, at best, critics unpacking the transgressive racial and sexual politics of Cyrus' performance and, at worst, slut-shaming her. Indeed, whether fueled by outrage, mock outrage, or outrage at the mock outrage, Miley Cyrus dominated the news cycle, distracting America from serious developments happening with the NSA, Chelsea Manning and Syria.

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