Choosing an editor

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Choosing an editor Choosing an editor can be tricky. Sometimes, you just end up with whoever is cheapest or whoever you know. But if you have a choice in the matter, consider it carefully. It’s a business relationship like any other Do yourself a favor, and write a contract. This is a sample copy editing […]

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Quinnipiac Assignment 13 – ICM 552 – Right to Privacy vs. Right to be Forgotten

February 17, 2018 2 Comments

Right to Privacy vs. Right to be Forgotten In 2014, a European Court of Justice ruled that there is a right to be forgotten on the Internet. Essentially, searches can remove older information if – …the data appear to be inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant, or excessive in relation to the purposes for which […]

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Quinnipiac Assignment 09 – ICM 552 – Content Moderation and Ethics

February 17, 2018 2 Comments

Quinnipiac Assignment 09 – ICM 552 – Content Moderation and Ethics Content Moderation Principles Ratings systems are not new. Even before the internet, film reviewers like Siskel and Ebert would routinely award stars or thumbs up or down. Book reviewers would favor a work with placement in a well-known periodical, such as the New York Times Review […]

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Quinnipiac Assignment 07 – ICM 552 – Wal-Mart and the PR Disaster on Wheels

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Quinnipiac Assignment 07 – ICM 552 – Wal-Mart and the PR Disaster on Wheels In 2006, Wal-Mart got into major trouble when the company published a fake blog without divulging its origins or backing. Wal-Mart’s PR company, Edelman, apparently was behind the creation of an entity called Working Families for Wal-Mart (WFWM). In turn, WFWM put […]

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Quinnipiac Assignment 02 – ICM 552 – Charlie Hebdo and Ethics

February 17, 2018 3 Comments

Charlie Hebdo and Ethics For the benefit of those who have been living under rocks, it’s time to talk about Charlie Hebdo and Ethics. Charlie Hebdo is a French satirical magazine. It is a place where controversial cartoons and commentary are unleashed. The magazine prides itself on being irresponsible. History In 2006, a lawsuit was […]

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Quinnipiac Assignment 02 – ICM 552 – Ethical Dilemmas

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Ethical Dilemmas For this week’s essay, we were asked to write about ethical dilemmas with reference to four questions asked in a Harvard Business Review article called, How Ethical Are You? The questions were as follows – 1. An executive earning $30,000 a year has been padding his expense account by about $1,500 (or 5%) a […]

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Writing, Ethics, and Quinnipiac

February 17, 2018 2 Comments

Writing, Ethics, and Quinnipiac For the Spring Semester of 2015, I decided to double my course load and try to graduate a bit more rapidly. This entailed taking two classes. Little was I to know, when I signed up for these courses, that I would also get a job and my book, Untrustworthy, would be […]

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Quinnipiac Final Paper – ICM501 – Creative Obfuscation

February 17, 2018 No Comments

Quinnipiac Final Paper – ICM501 – Creative Obfuscation Internet identity, reputation, and deception in the online dating world. Truth and little white lies on the Internet. Introduction Several weeks ago, when participating in class, I used the term creative obfuscation. The idea behind it was (and still is) that people of course bend the truth or cover […]

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Quinnipiac Assignment #12 ICM524 – Final Project (Journalism)

February 17, 2018 1 Comment

Should Journalism Be Data Driven? For my final project for Quinnipiac University’s Social Media Analytics class, I created a short presentation about journalism and data. This video is available on YouTube. My essential question was whether data and story popularity should be drivers for journalistic choices. Those choices are everything from what to put on […]

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