Category Archives: Media Analysis


Gawker: How to Lose Sponsors and Alienate Readers

“Gamers are dead.”   What’s the worst that can possibly come from that statement?  Well, when you’re a gaming journalism site insulting your prime reading base, quite a bit. For those of you who are not yet up to speed on Gamer Gate, here’s a

An old panopticon prison.

The Snowden Panopticon Theory

Imagine a regular prison. Built like a normal building: floors, corridors, and guards walking by the cells every once in a while, watching the prisoners as they pass by. The problem: most of the time, the guards are not walking by. If they do, their


Twenty-Five Rules of Disinformation

Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil. Regardless of what you know, don’t discuss it — especially if you are a public figure, news anchor, etc. If it’s not reported, it didn’t happen, and you never have to deal with the issues. Become