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Linked: “Unrelenting tyranny of reality TV”

Unrelenting tyranny of reality TV: The networks don’t script the shows. Instead, it is “sources who have gone direct.” Look at our president, who is playing the media circus so well with his daily missives. Vox editor Ezra Klein recently wrote that “in the hypercompetitive enclaves of cable news and social media, where only the …

Linked: “WordPress.com Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy”

WordPress.com Boots Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theory Sites, Bans Malicious Publication of Unauthorized Images of Minors – WordPress Tavern: The site in question (fellowshipofminds.com) appears to have been removed, along with an interim site the author created following the first suspension. A number of other related sites have also recently been removed. These events are outlined …

Linked: “Link rot in the law. Causes and remedies”

Link rot in the law. Causes and remedies – Real Lawyers: How bad is link rot? A 2014 Harvard Law School study study by Jonathan Zittrain, Kendra Albert and Lawrence Lessig, determined that approximately 50% of the URLs in U.S. Supreme Court opinions no longer link to the original information. They also found that in a selection of legal journals …