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Mike Cernovich (hereafter MC) thinks he broke a big story. The reality is that he was used. He was used for a political purpose and rewarded for it. Kellyanne Conway did not tweet her endorsement because he did such a … Continue reading
If you have been watching social media during the presidential campaign, you will have seen the Pepe meme. Pepe is a cartoon green frog was initially created to signal a desire to relax or chill. During the election, it was … Continue reading
We often believe that when we tweet, we exercise free speech. Our illusion is reinforced by society that claims that freedom of speech is democracy’s foundation. On Twitter, our speech is only free to the extent that it conforms to … Continue reading
On Twitter it is often difficult to turn tweets into action. In particular, if people are upset with a news story, they vent their anger and frustration with a tweet. For the most part, people only tweet. In some cases, … Continue reading
On Twitter journalists rarely have as large of following as their employers. Even the exceptions prove the rule as Piers Morgan has just over 4 million followers but he is more of celebrity than a journalist. On Twitter, the tabloid … Continue reading
When the Snowden revelations were at their peak, I said that the NSA had lost the PR battle. I concluded with Joe Stillwell’s message that they needed to find out what went wrong, fix it and take back the initiative. … Continue reading
The media justifies its public interest credentials by holding the elected officials and the unelected public officials to account on behalf of the public. The media ask questions on behalf of the public when the public lacks the access and … Continue reading