In this case there are two stories: that of the invaders and that of the indigenous people. Both coming together on the stairs of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
I was following a mashable.com story yesterday. Hate giving you the url because it just increases viewership for the stupid thing (MASHABLE.COM – ALERT: Twitter Bug Exposes Private Tweets – http://bit.ly/1WAHXL) But, in the end, we find there was NOTHING exposed. IE: “The New Twitter Hole That Probably Isn’t”
Ironically, I also got culled into [...]
We are a dialogue, a synthesis of each other. Voices today that are fearful, speak to individual rights as though individual rights are threatened by a social movement. These voices have no sense of belonging to America and I know it, of actual belonging to what America is.
If we are not to be manipulated by government sponsored information releases, we need to hear from journalists. They should be protected commodities – and their mission should not make them eligible for arrest.
You Americans, he said. You think your own suffering is all that matters. We have lived in suffering’s history. We are used to blood. You are not.
After all these years – have we spent the time figuring out how to avoid IDEA instead of figuring out how to implement it?
This is a quick post. But I have to record my experience. I am online all the time posting to Twitter. And reading posts : ‘went book shopping today’, ’have convinced xxx to take me for Dairy Queen’, ”Up’ made me cry, but this made me cry even more’,
In the meantime I [...]
So the First Rule of Twitter Engagement has to be: if you have no idea what’s going on, stay out of it.
Because, in that light, I understood what journalism and truth were all about. The job of the news, the job of the journalist is to give voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. To record the struggle that, gone unreported, would go unrecorded.
A continuing ramble but paging through the web yesterday and found this little nutshell. Don’t know what to do with it other than make a note.
Q: What were changes in journalism in the 20th century fueled by?
A: Changes in journalism in the 20th cent. were fueled by technological advances: the teletypewriter (1904); long-range radio reception [...]