The elevation of lying


“All the lies — I can't even keep them straight in my head any more.” These are the words of Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston in the television drama, "Breaking Bad." White's character is a teacher turned meth dealer whose life becomes one big illusion after he is diagnosed with lung cancer. The show has received widespread … Continue reading The elevation of lying

In politics, ghost tweeting is a social media faux pas or worse


Watching the rise of "ghost tweeting," especially in politics, is a discouraging development. The great promise of social media was that it would give "power back to the people," allow real conversations and bring about a change in the way we communicate. For the uninitiated, "ghost tweeting" is when someone else (or several people) literally … Continue reading In politics, ghost tweeting is a social media faux pas or worse