Case in point on the degradation of political dialogue

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.

Defining culture or reflecting it?

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?”