The balance between freedom of posting and controlling disinformation seems to be an impossible balance to reach. “Terms of service” address this balance in two ways. First, by what the social network will allow, and second, how it protects itself.Read More Social Media Responsibly & Terms of Service.
We can all learn to open ourselves up to alternative perspectives. This short post discusses bias. It won’t hurt.Read More Communication Bias
As my students grapple with various research traditions, I have penned this article with an example of critical cultural commentary. The goal is to introduce the differences.Read More Research Perspectives
The scientific method is difficult . It is easy to skip to the bottom line and assume research “proves.” This post uses a simple example to understand scientific research.Read More Simplified Example of Scientific Method
Variable choice is a necessary first step to understandable results. It is too easy to skip.Read More
Every once in a while, I see a meme suggesting that demanding parents made kids better and more likely to act responsibly. Maybe the media industry is feeling the effect of lack of thought leadership. My personal hero is a man named Newton Minnow. He had just become chair of the Federal Communications Commission, so […]Read More The Digital Vast Wasteland
The United Way of North Carolina has released three new regional and demographic subgroups. These reports from the COVID-19 Survey. With more than 8,000 respondents, the survey enlightens policy to help people still affected by the pandemic and extended shutdowns’ economic impacts. The report concentrate on financial stability, health, and education effects. The reports highlight the […]Read More COVID Effects in North Carolina
Everyone has been affected by COVID-19 and the related shutdowns. The United Ways of Texas conducted a survey to determine the effects and the needs of the people. This post summarizes the findings.Read More COVID-19 Survey In Texas
Authors have many choices today. Models include self publishing, direct to distributor, subscription services, publisher wholesale, or publisher agency models – each holding advantages and disadvantages. Such deals can be shaped by negotiations with the distributors or by the type of book.Read More Ebook Marketplace
The relationship between COVID-19 and the impoverished community begs for research. This study from Louisiana suggest it is not so simple.Read More COVID-19 & Poverty?