“Everything is changing. People are taking the comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Who said it?
By Martin Bosworth Earlier this month my fellow Scrogue Gavin Chait and I discussed the ins and outs of creating a centralized standard for social networking–basically being able to migrate your “online […]
By Martin Bosworth The Federal Communications Commission recently announced plans to auction off portions of the wireless spectrum in order to raise money for the government. Although supporters of net neutrality and […]
By Martin Bosworth Crossposted at OpenLeft. Tomorrow marks a depressing day for fans of Internet radio stations and alternative newsmagazines of any political stripe. Corporate interests have successfully shepherded through bad business […]
Watch the kids. Do like they do. Act like they act. Yell like they yell. Dance the ways you see them dance. Sing like they sing. Work and rest the way the […]
By Martin Bosworth Those of you that read my personal blog or have followed my work at ConsumerAffairs.Com know that the concept of net neutrality is a hugely important issue to me. […]
By Martin Bosworth Matt Zoller Seitz yesterday linked to Boston University professor Ray Carney’s voluminous film and media Web site, who in turn had posted an excerpted essay from Mark Edmundson’s “Why […]
By Martin Bosworth Yesterday my esteemed colleague Denny wrote an eloquent essay discussing how the removal of criticism from the newspapers contributes to our cultural and social erosion. The keystone for his […]
By Martin Bosworth So apparently some conservatives, unsatisfied with the “well-known liberal bias” of YouTube, have created their own conservative alternative (“conservalternative”?) called QubeTV. Now, if YouTube has a bias towards anything, […]
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.