"New developments in video and audio manipulation tools allow for the creation of footage with false speech, that appears so realistic you can hardly tell the difference. So, what does this mean for the future of fake news?" It means the fake news campaign just got a lot harder to fight. A video posted by… Continue reading Is fake news becoming a real thing?
So a lot of things happened today, friends. O.J. Simpson got parole. Really, the fascination with Simpson's trial kinda ended before my generation, or me at least, but I still recognize that this is big news. The subject has been more or less quiet for several years now, but now the spotlight is back on… Continue reading Busy Day in America
This one is gonna read like a rant but I promise, there's a point at the end... Okay it's like 75% rant, 25% point. But there's a TL;DR if you get bored. So, I don't know why it never occurred to me to share this information before, but I'm a copy editor at a local… Continue reading A Rash Rehashing
I really don't want to make discussing Trump's latest Twitter turpitude a staple for this blog, but really it's hard to just ignore it. Our president posted on Twitter Saturday "My use of social media is no Presidential - it's MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL." What does that even mean? Validating your actions by basically saying this is… Continue reading Modern Day Presidential
For about a year now, we've spent countless hours checking up on our benevolent president's Twitter account for his daily updates, whether it be a diplomatic snapshot or a hot opinion on a highly contested topic. Weirdly enough, he's decided that blocking people from reading his tweets is a good choice. I'm not so sure… Continue reading Freedom of Speech Trumps Twitter