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About this blog and blogging.

Why the Public Needs Critical Thinking Skills #1: “Churnalism”

In today’s Columbia Journalism Review is a excellent article on “churnalism”, their term for articles posted on news sites as news articles that are, in fact, simply press releases with little or no additional material. The article discusses who issues … Continue reading

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It’s aLIVE!

The server that hosted crashed Sunday morning.  With one thing and the other (specifically, getting a different server), getting the blog up and running took til this evening.  But it’s done, and all should be well now.  :-)

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What this blog is about…

I’ve wanted to have a blog for years. So when I saw that the domain was available, I grabbed it. It seemed inevitable. Continue reading

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Live at Last!

This puppy is live! :-)  Now to see who comes….

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