Conversation M̶i̶n̶i̶n̶g̶ Declining

Over the years, this blog has examined how ordinary citizens and eventually bona fide newsmakers — from NGOs to CEOs to politicos — have the capacity to create, manage and syndicate original content, in effect giving them mostly unchecked control over their “media” personas. The advent of blogs, sponsored Facebook sites, Twitter feeds and YouTube…… Continue reading Conversation M̶i̶n̶i̶n̶g̶ Declining

Razing Arizona

We all know what happened in Arizona recently. The tea baggers drugged the Governor’s tea and all hell ensued. The state’s now grappling with a very public (and profane) affront to its reputation that’s having very real economic consequences. From the state’s leading newspaper, The Arizona Republic, here are some of the more notable slogans…… Continue reading Razing Arizona