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Best Buy, 'Serial' and the Era of Outrage

Scott Russell | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media
Scott Russell

Best Buy was already a part of the Serial world by sheer chance -- they just chose to acknowledge that connection with a tongue in cheek. The only self-interest that the company can be seen to be pursuing here is relevance, which by no means translates directly into profit.

I Know You Are but What Am I?! The Snark Epidemic in Modern Media Discourse

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

We've gone from the repressive culture of the Victorian era, through the enforced civility of the 40's and 50's, past the wild rebellion of the 60's and 70's, right up to the Pit Bull Throat-Ripping Mentality of the 2000's.

Good News: It's Catching On

Caroline Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Walker

Wanting to re-frame issues in a good light isn't just idealism; it's responsible business and effective persuasion. It's a little bit of subliminal manipulation -- all good as far as I'm concerned.