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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

How does Apple feel about the court order requiring company to unlock iPhone? Hint: They don’t like it. Did the press do a good job of covering the pope’s remarks about Donald Trump? No, they did not.  In fact, many, … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

What’s going to happen now that Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox now owns National Geographic magazine? National Geographic magazine, long known for its serious presentation of complex scientific issues, is now owned by a climate change skeptic.  What could possibly … Continue reading

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Apple’s big announcement – oh yeah, and the Apple Watch

Everyone in the tech press is spending enormous numbers of electrons on the new Apple watch announced today.  Except it was really announced several months ago.  It will talk to your iPhone, it will track your activity, it will help … Continue reading

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And we are back with new Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

After a month or so summer break, Living in a Media world is back with some fresh Questions Worth Asking (Maybe) Will there be an all-female group of Expendables in the third outing? Please, please, please, with Helen Mirren at … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 11 – Apple’s Super Bowl 1984 Commercial

Many people consider this commercial that introduced the Apple Macintosh during the 1984 Super Bowl to be the greatest commercial ever made.  Maybe.  But it’s certainly the ad that created that the Super Bowl was as much about great ads … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

Will the fallout ever end for the Brits with the Murdoch/News Corp. scandals? That would be a big no.  Latest word is that British Culture Minister Jeremy Hunt is going end his political career for helping News Corp. take full … Continue reading

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iPhone announced 5 years ago

Here’s what I had to say five years ago this week when Apple announced the iPhone.  How’s it hold up?  (For the record, it took me almost 5 years for me to actually get an iPhone.  But this was more … Continue reading

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Tweeting, Tweaking & TNT

Three bits of media news that are worth posting but don’t really go together. Associated Press to reporters: Don’t break news on Twitter; break it on the wire The Associated Press has reiterated it’s policy of never having reporters break … Continue reading

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Stuff Siri Says….

As you may know, Apple has just released its new iPhone 4s.  Analysts and the stock market were not impressed, with Apple’s stock taking a pretty significant hit in the days that followed.  And then Apple reported selling 4 million … Continue reading

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Link Ch. 3 Steve Jobs – A Hero not a Saint

Steve Jobs died today, Oct. 5, 2011, following a long battle with pancreatic cancer.  As I am writing this, cable news hosts and commentators are lionizing him and Internet trolls are savaging him. To me, Steve Jobs was a hero. … Continue reading

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