USA

Jan
07
What will the next generation of social media-savvy politicians look like?

What will the next generation of social media-savvy politicians look like?

An attempt to mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for dancing in a video when she was a student opens up the question of how social media will impact the next generation of politicians.
5 min read
Mar
07
How does it feel to be a journalist from an NRA-supporting family?

How does it feel to be a journalist from an NRA-supporting family?

This is a thought-provoking piece from a journalist who grew up in an NRA member family in the USA: My
1 min read
Aug
28
Underestimating the digital power of Russia's intelligence operations

Underestimating the digital power of Russia's intelligence operations

Buzzfeed: In an internal memo to CIA employees last December, CIA Director John Brennan complained that some members of Congress
1 min read
Nov
22
On criticism and appropriate times

On criticism and appropriate times

Now is not the time to criticise the Galaxy Note 7: Now, I’m not going to stand here and
1 min read
Nov
09
Trump's America

Trump's America

Andrew Sullivan: This is now Trump’s America. He controls everything from here on forward. He has won this campaign
1 min read
Feb
23

New York Moments

Just back from a quick trip to New York to deliver some training. Here’s a few moments from my
1 min read
Nov
04

Newspaper chart of the day

A just over three year old device (the tablet in its current form) is found in nearly as many households
1 min read
Oct
01

Reporting the US shutdown, US newspaper foreign story style

How would US newspapers report the shutdown if it was happening in a different country? Six years into his rule,
Nov
02

Post-Sandy Silence

Kottke is suspending posting for the time being: The situation in New York and New Jersey is still dire** so
Aug
25

Saturday morning coffee reading - 25th August 2012

Five things that are worth reading over your morning coffee… The shop window is the only place to be in
1 min read