Once imagined as the internet of ideas that worldwide web of computers has morphed into a spidery war of mystery and characterless pseudonyms where ones personal friends and relatives invade transparently, the concreteness of their being fading beyond the stratosphere into cyberspace. Advertisements
I just read an outburst by a female journalist calling the U.S. president a pig for his negative comments about female journalists appearance. Online journalists have depicted women’s attributes in purely physical terms raving about how certain women have looked or how they may be smokin’ hot or similarly degrading epithets that encourage people like … More Hot/Jaw Dropping Journalism
Media is transfixed by a preoccupation with physical appetite: online images of people are captioned with words like you should see her now as though physical desirability is the measure of a person’s value. Mr. Weinstein’s images introduced in recent days have been my introduction to a person I hadn’t known existed before his face … More A Face
Today the ladies on television are celebrating girls day interrupted by images of women outside North America, images that seem familiar from NGO ads I’ve seen before. A week ago on facing benches in GO’s west concourse, people hurried between two young women – girls cushioned by bags,trying to get some sleep, one her hair … More Girls Day
The boss, “the man”, knows the language of descent. Anger thrown at the Godless is now directed at the “far right”-“white supremicists” ,”racists”, “sexists” socialist – proletariat enemies of the virtuous, bourgeois – middle class. “The idea is to take the high road — avoiding any direct reference to Trump — by airing an … More Les Changeant/Prenant la route du haut
Why is Mr. Sanders calling people liars without media reaction? Media know that he just pretended to be a Democrat to be in the Democrat Primary; and though he seems rhetorically against the bellicose belligerence associated with Democrat Clinton he’s eager to get the war machine into his own state: Bernie Sanders’ $1.5 trillion jobs … More Hypocrisy and Media
Education Horace at lines 56 to 100 of his 6’th satire of book 1 tells of how his father, a former slave, ensured his mental and moral education.