As usual, my thoughts on some noteworthy media and tech stories from the past week. Media Art Spiegelman withdraws his planned Marvel collection foreword Art Spiegelman, the famous creator of “Maus,”
For years, critics of video games have labeled them as “time-wasters” or as “just for kids.” Worse, violent video games have been accused of having a negative influence. Donald
Many people are concerned about their social media followings, and this also extends to politicians. Famously (or infamously), there’s Donald Trump’s Twitter presence. However, most other politicians have also
2018 for Twitter went about as well as it did for 2017. It still has a lot of the same problems: a lower user count versus Facebook (well, it’s a “
Password management firm SplashData has published its annual list of the year’s worst passwords. According to Lifehacker, the passwords are based on 5 million leaked passwords, with SplashData concluding the 25
I look at what it takes for the FCC to revoke a TV station's license (and the reasons why it's extremely rare).
Photo by Mike Mozart (Flickr / CC BY) The Federal Communications Commission, led by chairman Ajit Pai, plans to vote on December 14 to repeal Obama-era rules about net neutrality. Net neutrality, of course,
I look at the reasons why public broadcasting is worth funding.
Today marks the inauguration of our 45th president, Donald Trump. I’ve written before about the Donald’s flaws, especially on social media. (Long rant short: he’s not just
Trust in news has been in the news in the US since the election last month. Facebook and other social media sources are dealing with the problem of widespread fake news stories. Some