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Social Media!

Social media cannot and will not save or elevate journalism. Twitter might have value to some people, but it is not the place for journalist to communicate anything. Two recent Tweets from journalist (who should damn well know better) illustrate … Continue reading

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Facebook, Deleted

In September 2017 I deleted my Facebook account, or so I thought. Several searches online made me think there were bits and pieces of my account still alive. On March 18th, 2018 I attempted to log back on to Facebook … Continue reading

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Technology Changed the Political Landscape

One of the biggest motivators for Tuesday’s election was (directly or indirectly) jobs. There are a lot of formerly middle class white workers that no longer have the high-paying jobs they once had. These jobs are gone, not because of politics, … Continue reading

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Apple Store Freak Out

So have you seen this? This ‘breakdown’ is endemic of the technology that allows us to see this in the first place.  Constant contact with technology that delivers information increasingly fast creates expectations among us humans.  Some examples. No need … Continue reading

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Thesis Revision: The Ongoing Saga

As best I can tell no one has read my blog yet.  If this were guaranteed to continue things would probably get controversial.  Eventually Google would index my name to this blog and my whole world would come crashing down.  … Continue reading

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Revising a Thesis

I’ve put this off for quite some time.  I’m now at a point where I need to get this done.  The data is starting to get a bit old (3 years) and I need to produce some scholarship.  I have … Continue reading

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Writing

Writing is a cruel exercise.  It can torment you: as it has me.  It can lead you to temporary breakdowns: as it has me.  The last major bought of writing I had came in the Fall of 2007 through the … Continue reading

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