I haven’t written about the economics of information recently. A Financial Times blog post blaming Facebook and Google for the election has changed that.
The first presidential debate of 2016 with 84 million network TV viewers edges out the 1980 debate with its 81 million. But is this the right comparison?
Thursday night’s San Jose Mercury News racist tweet has capped a week of sexist and cultural tone-deaf commentary from the Rio Olympics. #mediaFail
One of the nine points that OnTheMedia makes in its Breaking News Handbook is this: 4. There’s almost never a second shooter. For most of Thursday evening and into Friday morning, news reports directly contradicted this claim. So much so that at the end of the day, I was wondering if it would be proved wrong. The […]
It has not been a good week. Tuesday: Baton Rouge Wednesday: St. Paul Thursday: Dallas And so, I come on Twitter after hours of writing to find out that this day has gotten WORSE. Good God. #Dallas #BlackLivesMatter — KristineKathrynRusch (@KristineRusch) July 8, 2016 Dallas #blm protest was so orderly, peaceful that cops were posing […]
I can’t help it. I keep hearing “I didn’t have sexual relations with that woman” over and over on the virtual cassette player in my brain. That ignominious statement is the dictionary illustration for the concept we call “political hairsplitting.” It’s where my mind raced when it bumped into this dichotomy from AP. Entry 1, Monday evening, […]