Comments are Back

Comments are Back (Jerz’s Literacy Weblog) Let the commenting recommence! I had to disable all my comments due to an ongoing attack, which I’m able to manage now, thanks to some expert guidance and unbelievable patience from Will Gayther, my former UWEC student who built this inidie blog software. He designed it in such a way that he can create the heavy-lifting modules that do something brand new, and I can…

Flash Game: WordTris

Get into the action of creating words with falling letters in WORDTRIS. Letters drop from the top of the screen, and you must form words horizontally and vertically. When the words form, the letters disappear, and the pace begins to quicken as you complete levels. As the letters continue to descend, look out for the letter to create the magic word that will clear all of the letters from the…

FCC probes 'fake news' at U.S. TV stations

Among the video news releases uncovered were an item on ethanol plants aired on a Louisiana station that was created by a public relations firm on behalf of Siemens AG, a corporation with a financial stake in the construction of ethanol plants. In another case, a Boston station edited and re-voiced a video segment produced by an outside company on behalf of Toshiba, Fisher-Price and Scholastic, whose kids’ products were…