Dear Elizabeth: I Didn't Do It — Why Did Reuters Put My Name on a Horribly Slanted Story?

“I understand that news wire services often edit, add, remove or write new leads for stories. What amazed me was that a story could have my byline on it when I contributed only a few sentences at the end–and in later versions I didn’t contribute anything at all.” Deanna Wrenn –Dear Elizabeth: I Didn’t Do It — Why Did Reuters Put My Name on a Horribly Slanted Story? (WSJ Opinion Journal)…

Web Marketing Sells Like Teen Spirit

“The study found that young adults spend more time on the Web than with any other media source and are not likely to be partial to one medium, as older generations are. Teenagers surveyed spent an average of 16.7 hours online per week, excluding e-mail. The next most popular medium was television, which teens turned to 13.6 hours per week, followed by radio, which took up 12 hours of a…

Google and Statistical Bias

“The number one criticism of Johnson is that he’s a dipshit who can’t work Google: if only the poor fool were slick enough to type ‘apple fruit’ or ‘granny smith’ in the search bar, he wouldn’t get three pages of computer links. That may be true, but that’s the point: apple, the fruit, is conceptually prior to Apple, the computer, and the fact that Google doesn’t spit out any links…