Back in a brief and long-ago stint as an assistant press secretary in Washington, D.C., a sex scandal involving then-Sen. Mike Gravel, D-Alaska, taught me an important lesson about U.S. Senate staff, […]
What a spooky week for news about news. First comes the Friday announcement that Facebook will launch a new headline-news site to push “deeply-reported and well-sourced” journalism from credible news organizations.
When well-meaning Alaska lawmaker Geran Tarr decided to join the collective of state legislators around the country considering increases in the minimum-wage, she turned to her official Facebook page to open a […]
Anger has become the currency of social media. This is not something new. Scientists at Beihang University in China identified and then documented the phenomenon on Weibo, a Chinese version of Twitter, a […]
Commentary Once the artists of their day painted on the walls of caves, and art was worth nothing. This is the problem journalism faces in the Age of the Internet. Most journalism […]