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The Best Defense...

…is to convince other people to be offended on your behalf.

It exists as a bizarre melange of informal fallacies, the bastard offspring of ad hominen… 685 more words

Politics

Daily Scroll: Facebook, Google dominate referral traffic; why there's no 'dislike' button

Today we finally learn why there isn’t (and probably never will be) a Facebook “dislike” button, and you can probably guess the reason. Also, some worthwhile insight about Facebook’s and Google’s monopoly on referral traffic. 785 more words

Journalism

Rushed Writing Equals Mistakes: Evidence

As I was doing my nightly Facebook wind-down, I came across a rather interesting link to an article. It seems, according to Eyewitness News, that a Bishop’s son/nephew has partied up a storm this past weekend. 483 more words

Reading Journal

Turkey assassinated Press TV reporter

Press TV correspondent Serena Shim killed near the Turkey-Syria border

Serena was killed in a reported car accident when she was returning from a report scene in the city of Suruch in Turkey’s Urfa province. 465 more words

Iran

Life.

Stepping out into the world of social media is a bit intimidating. All the fear of bullying and general unacceptance begins to surface, and then you realize that your fear is an excuse not to try something new, for me that was the push I needed. 328 more words

Books

Ethical Considerations When Covering Suicides in the Press

People are so odd. What I find really odd is that we are so fascinated with a tragic story; we are nosy and we want to know more about what happened and who is involved. 687 more words

Dads, impact and Dictionaries

My Dad has been in town for the last few weeks and it’s been nice to have the old fella around. Seeing though I’ve been reflecting of late on how I have come to working in this area of writing and editing, the universe has subtly encouraged me to consider my parents’ influence on my career choices and prospects. 639 more words

Editing And Proofreading