pewresearch:

Just released: Roughly one in three U.S. adults get news on Facebook, though more than three-quarters of them see that news when they are on the site for other reasons.

So, I guess I’ll keep posting those articles so my fb friends can accidentally get some news, even if they don’t think the news they get on fb is important.

pewresearch:

Just released: Roughly one in three U.S. adults get news on Facebook, though more than three-quarters of them see that news when they are on the site for other reasons.

So, I guess I’ll keep posting those articles so my fb friends can accidentally get some news, even if they don’t think the news they get on fb is important.

"It was a breakthrough (hardwon, late in coming) when I realized that there is really no difference between high and low speech - they both “indicate,” they both scan, they both give off energy when read. So that was a great thing, to suddenly be able to consider ALL language as possible candidates for what we might call “poetic elevation” - that process of compression/exclusion that takes a diction and kicks it up into (hopefully) a kind of super-expressive purity…."

— From Gchatting with George Saunders.

triplecanopy:

“World domination of news” as mapped out in Life, November 14, 1944.

Country by country, consolidation of ownership across media by massive corporations have produced a different types of media cartels. At least there’s more diversity now.

triplecanopy:

“World domination of news” as mapped out in Life, November 14, 1944.


Country by country, consolidation of ownership across media by massive corporations have produced a different types of media cartels. At least there’s more diversity now.

(Source: thegildedcentury)