While I acknowledge that the Huffington Post attracts a mostly left-wing authorship and readership, I think they hit the mark with a recent article about hate speech in the media inciting actual violence. It seems to gel with my hunch about the real-world effects of outrageous public speech in the quest for ratings and power.
I’m not sure what to think of this. I spent the last few days at the nextMEDIA conference in Banff (Canada). At one panel I attended, a number of TV company representatives were telling the assembled room full of producers exactly what they’re looking for as far as content is concerned. They said a numberContinue reading “Defining culture or reflecting it?”
For the last 5 days I’ve been in Banff (Canada) at the nextMEDIA festival – an event for “New Media” practitioners and those would would like to be. This event very deliberately intersects with the beginning of the Banff TV Festival, one of the world’s largest television festivals, where producers get together with distributors andContinue reading “Whoops”