Facebook and the news: Are we blaming the messenger?

Facebook’s trending news topics are a hot topic of conversation, but I can’t help but think we are blaming the messenger, not the message. Saying Facebook is ruining journalism is kind of like saying Microsoft and spell check have ruined my grammar. Sure I could slow down and check the words I mistype, or even open up Read more about Facebook and the news: Are we blaming the messenger?[…]

8760 hours of campaigning. Is there a better solution?

Over the past decade I have been studying the impact of excessive information in our workplaces and world, and no messages are as intense or lengthy than those on the US Presidential campaign trail. But information overload is not just caused by Mr. Trump’s twitter account and 24×7 news. To understand why we have too Read more about 8760 hours of campaigning. Is there a better solution?[…]

NYT: Is Facebook the new journalism?

This week, the NYTimes asked readers: Is Facebook Saving Journalism or Ruining It?  I wonder if we are missing the bigger issue.  What are your thoughts?  This was my commentary: Facebook compliments traditional journalism, or maybe it will replace it. But are we missing the bigger point? While we need real journalism to learn about information Read more about NYT: Is Facebook the new journalism?[…]