Month: February 2018

  • News consumption is hard work

    Being a news consumer in 2018 is hard work. Although to be fair, it’s always been hard work. Mistakes, bias, false narratives and lies have always been part of the news. It’s never been easy for news consumers to distinguish between what’s real and what’s not. The difference, as social and distributed media have grown […]

  • Football is my guilty pleasure, and that saddens me

    I’ve been a football fan(atic) for as long as I can remember. I grew up in western Pennsylvania, a football hotbed, so it’s only natural that some of my earliest memories are of watching football. And, in western PA, by watching football I mean either watching the Steelers, or waiting for a game to end […]