Archives for June 2011

Jon Stewart vs. Fox News

Some on the right are saying that Jon Stewart’s jokes about Herman Cain are racist. As someone who has been on the receiving end of Jon’s jokes for a long time, I was thin-skinned enough to think that I was a target due to my ethnicity—I was wrong, and so are Jon’s critics on the right. Jon is an “equal opportunity” satirist.

Will Huntsman Become the Hunted?

Jon Huntsman—former Utah governor and President Obama’s ambassador to China—kicked off his presidential campaign with a pledge to remain civil. Unfortunately, I don’t think that the other candidates will let that happen.

Move over Twitter… Make room for Tumblr

Social media has changed the way we receive news. It’s also changed how it’s reported, and Tumblr is about to hit the critical mass necessary to make it useful as a platform to broadcast and receive news.