Day: January 23, 2014

Let’s leave Britney alone: More Alan Moore commentary

I started reading Alan Moore’s Last Interview and I thought, good grief. This is one mean, sneering, long-winded guy. I finished reading Alan Moore’s Last Interview and I thought, oh boy. I never want anyone to bother this tired, upset, besieged old bloke again. Where’s an even middle? I don’t have to worry about addressing…

Discussion: We are all journalists, now. Or are we?

Yesterday, the Atlantic reported that the American Ninth Circuit, ruling on a libel case, seemed to redefine all bloggers as journalists. There is some debate about what the ruling actually means–there always is–but here’s the substance of it: The protections of the First Amendment do not turn on whether the defendant was a trained journalist,…

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