What’s Wrong With This Picture? (05/04/18 00:48)
Facebook is on its way to hiring 20,000 people to identify the hate and bile that we, the people,...

Making Roseanne and Racism Ready for Prime Time (02/04/18 16:22)
In the long ago, when I was the TV critic for TV Guide, I liked Roseanne. Above, see my credentia...

To Facebook — and Its Critics: Please Don’t Screw Up Our Internet (28/03/18 14:33)
A post in three parts: First, I dissect a specimen of the current elitist media attack on Faceboo...

Perspective, please (20/03/18 11:28)
I’m going to straddle a sword by on the one hand criticizing the platforms for not taking their p...

Membership as a force multiplier for beat reporting (07/03/18 14:21)
Just published a "concept paper" for an idea I have been trying to introduce for 11 years. It may...

The Flight to Quality is on the Runway (04/03/18 15:40)
Sometimes, things need to get bad before they can get good. Such is the case, I fear, with conten...

What Makes a Community? (17/01/18 14:58)
Facebook wants to build community. Ditto media. Me, too. But I fear we are all defining and measu...

Facebook’s changes (12/01/18 02:03)
[Disclosure: I raised $14 million from Facebook, the Craig Newmark and Ford foundations, and othe...

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