I’m teaching an FYS on weaponized media. The students are enjoying it, seemingly, but I am not sure it was a great choice for the pandemic–maybe too relevant with articles coming out about pandemic disinformation almost daily.


Two weeks ago I attended the digital book conference at Book Expo America in NY. Most of the conferences I have attended have been academic conferences, and this was my first industry conference. Nicholas Carr and Douglas Rushkoff keynoted. Both…