NPR now commits itself to avoiding the worst... →
wilwheaton: It says to itself that a report characterized by false balance is a false report. It introduces a new and potentially powerful concept of fairness: being “fair to the truth.” My verdict: Bravo, NPR. NPR commits itself as an organization to avoid the worst excesses of “he said, she said” journalism. It says to itself that a report characterized by false balance is a false report. It...
Swipe, Tap, Flick and . . . Read? Research on... →
mcnallykids: The news media and blogosphere were abuzz last month with the news that Apple is “reinventing the textbook” through the introduction of digital textbooks available for the iPad. With the announcement has come a myriad of opinions and speculations regarding the possible repercussions of Apple’s textbook reinvention for schools and for children’s learning. Many celebrate the...
Across the U.S., the average weekly pay for live-in nannies, according to INA,...– Find A Nanny - Nanny.com ::Edited to add commentary I didn’t get around to adding before my queue posted. =D:: Anyway, for Pittsburgh, that’s not a bad salary for a single girl just out of college. On the low end, of $410 ($410 a week*52 weeks a year=$21320 a year), it’s...
Me: I wouldn't put those plates in the dishwasher.
Mom: Check them and see.
Me: They're from France, the back is in French.
Mom: Why don't you move those shoes since you just tripped over them?
Me: I didn't trip on them, I tripped on my feet.
Mom: Move them anyway.
Alan Moore on culture and responsibility
chrisroberson: “I think our mistake has been thinking, in the 20th and 21st century, of the big cultural providers, like television or Hollywood, as culture. They’re not. They’re commercial entities which may occasionally or accidentally produce culture. But, they’re not culture. We are culture. Just ordinary people, what they do. You’ve only got to look at all sorts of areas around the...