Tweets not so sweet for generating news

A 2010 report that said most journalists used Twitter, Facebook or blogs as vital news sources didn't receive much public attention, but it noted what has become a huge shift in how the mainstream media operates. The survey – conducted by Cision, a public relations firm, and Don Bates of The George Washington University’s Master’s … Continue reading Tweets not so sweet for generating news

Report from Louisiana: Linky Love

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – I’m not usually one for omens and so I’m hopeful that the fact that my furnace went out today, on New Year’s Day, is not a sign of things to come.  We knew it was getting tired and about to go out but we hoped to get through the season … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Linky Love

Why the (Non Tapper) Never Trump Left Can’t Bear the Iranian Protests

The characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. Thus if you had been trying to damn your man by the Romantic method…you would try to protect him at all costs from any real pain; … Continue reading Why the (Non Tapper) Never Trump Left Can’t Bear the Iranian Protests