Monthly Archives: December 2012

Strange Meadow Lark

Syria ‘believes’ that the US will frame them for utilizing chemical weapons in order to justify western involvment in the Syrian conflict.  It seems that others feel the same way.  Meanwhile, a semi-interesting topic in the ‘fiscal cliff’ has emerged: … Continue reading

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Leslie Stahl

So, I think I’m concluding that post-industrial journalism, by name, only alludes to  ‘post-industrialism’ an epoch compartmentalizer which draws arbitrary distinctions between two parts of our economy: service and industrial. Perhaps the moniker, ‘post-industrial journalism’ implies a growing distinction between traditional … Continue reading

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Egypt and the presidential mandate

Things are looking a little dim in Egypt. I feel, however, that a big chunk of the story is missing: what was Morsi’s impetus for pushing to grant himself almost unlimited power, like Thanos and the infinity gauntlet? If the ‘muslim … Continue reading

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Big Media/Social Media Dialectic

     As the GOP has to now ‘reinvent’ itself, so does big media. The NY Times is laying off reporters, which isn’t surprising. FOX news has become increasingly totalitarian in response to, what may be, the end of their lifespan … Continue reading

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