By Martin Bosworth There were two interesting stories today that involve the confluence between media, people, technology, and the ability of these three to influence each other.
An old friend and colleague, UCLA’s Dr. Doug Kellner, has been doing some analysis of the media spectacle surrounding the recent shootings at Virginia Tech. This is part of a larger body […]
By Martin Bosworth A favorite hobby of mine (one which many in the blogosphere share) is bashing on overpaid, overprivileged “culture keepers” that somehow feel they have earned the right to dictate […]
By Robert Silvey Dan Bartlett is counselor to George Bush. George Tenet was CIA director during the preparations for the Iraq War. In his new book, At the Center of the Storm, […]
My few, fleeting seconds of fame occurred on March 12. Anyone flipping to that page of the 2007 Freedom Forum First Amendment calendar will see a quote from me: Without journalists, others […]
Your thought for the weekend: Why can’t CNN.com tell the difference between a candidate and non-candidate?
You know, if you’re CNN, you could at least try to get it right. Go to CNN.com’s Politics page and scroll down a little. In the right column there’s a box that […]
Kurt Vonnegut’s dead, in case you hadn’t heard…. So it goes. Vonnegut, the author of counter culture classics such as Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions, books which were considered required […]
Paul McCartney has a new single out called “My Ever Present Past.” (Scroll down the page to download the song.) Not only is it sonically a nice synthesis of a lot of […]
by Amaury Nora I don’t know about you, but it feels like the Virginia Tech massacre that took place on the campus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, […]
In March 2000 the original dotcom Bubble 1.0 burst. With hindsight there were lots of reasons that it happened: vastly overvalued stocks in companies that didnâ€™t sell anything and lost cash in […]