For this week’s report I’ve gathered a nice mix of articles about journalism, privacy, life and academia.
There seems to be a greater focus on how to make journalism better, yet again and again the media shits itself and serves the soiled trousers to the public. All in the name of getting more ratings.
The same thing happens to privacy, and possible anti-trust issues. Some companies get chastised if they seem to be ignoring their users’ right to privacy and to have a choice, while other companies get treated like gods. Go figure.
That’s enough thinky stuff from me. Been a long weekend, which I’m trying to recover from, by forcing myself to not work.
Royal prank team show off air for good – Read it
The hosts got the raw end of the deal, but something had to be done. Moreover, they also had the choice not to let this go to air. A choice they unfortunately ignored.
Google faces legal action over alleged secret iPhone tracking – Read it
About time Google also gets in trouble for their antics.
You Are Going to Die – Read it
A very sobering piece about life and death.
Paranormal files as Runcorn residents report seeing a bright orange light and hearing buzzing noises – Read it
This story was published in one of the big newspapers in Brisbane…
Could a university be the next HMV? – Read it
One way to stop this might be to stop treating universities as gateways to jobs, and treat them the same way they were treated back in the days, as institutions to expand your knowledge about a topic.
They joke about climate change, cast refugees as hate figures, support big tobacco & the gun lobby, and can't count: Our next government?—
Mr Denmore (@MrDenmore) January 27, 2013
Drinking is the war against death.—
(@Modern_Drunkard) January 27, 2013