Truthiness in Digital Media

Truthiness in Digital Media

Guess what? The Internet is full of b******t and its volume is rapidly replicating – mostly unchecked. Much of the spurious info we find on the Web originates from amateur “we the media” types. However, more and more mis/disinformation is purposefully propagated by partisan entities, some with nefarious agendas. A Google search on “Martin Luther […]

The Media Cloud and Reputation

The Media Cloud and Reputation

I’ve long had a theory regarding reputation, and in particular, how one’s public persona is captured, reflected and shaped by the news media over time. It goes like this: the higher one ascends, the greater the capacity for him or her to descend. Conversely, the bigger the fall, the stronger the rebound. (“Everyone loves a […]