Tag Archive | news

I saw it on the news – it must be true!

I like to know what’s going on in the world as much as the next Earth dweller but my problem with the proliferation of media outlets is that it has caused the media to stop lose it’s objectivity.

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The Great No-TV Experiment

The more technology advances the more it seems to isolate us from each other, even as it connects us. I’d say that’s even true of social networking. Even though I now know what you’re snacking on at your desk and all about your dog’s digestive health I may not have seen you in person in a year or more, despite our living in the same town.

And Now For Something Completely Relevant

In these days of news reports produced less to inform than to get eyeballs glued to the screen, it sometimes seems like we’ve lost all perspective on reality. We’ve lost touch with the very prescient term, “Don’t believe the hype”.

How Facebook and Twitter could save the world

If you let history happen to you and you never stand up for what you think is right you will never make your mark on history and you will certainly not be remembered.