What is a reasonable expectation if you have invited someone over to watch a movie?
Please share links to anything that has recently surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you. Self promotion encouraged.
Maybe, if we’re being scrupulously generous, it might be only one journalist who made up the anti-Gillard spin, and all the rest just copied it instead of viewing the primary source material. Still doesn’t speak much of their ethics, does it?
I have chosen the Pulitzer-prize winning writer, Jennifer Egan for this Sunday because she has just published a short story/poem on Twitter and the writing is brilliant and the medium is perfect. As others have noted, it is kind of refreshing to see a big serious writer embrace Twitter, too: Some authors have a dismissive attitude towards Twitter – Jonathan… Read more →
ABBOTT: ‘blah blah Gillard govt schoolkid bonus bad blah blah’
REPORTER: ‘How is this different from the Howard govt baby bonus?’
ABBOTT: ‘Well look, they just are.’
@GuardianJessica Jessica Reed
This is totally unacceptable. RT @NaomiMc: Feminism has gone too far again.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed.What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
Wired.com takes a peek at the new look/new features that will be rolled out across the network over the next day or so. If you can see the changes on your homepage already, what do you think?
This seems like a good general opportunity for readers to let other readers know that they tweet and where they can find each other. So drop a link to your tweetstream, or go forth and follow!
Audrey Bilger interviews (via email) twitter hit feministhulk and his “literary life partner”, J.
I’m really enjoying feministhulk
nigel molesworth is now tweeting
So they say. I bet they’re only going to go so far. They still want to profit from that info. FACEBOOK has caved in to pressure from critics and said it would simplify controls over the degree of privacy given to users of the popular social networking service. Facebook has been under fire from privacy and consumer groups over new… Read more →
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. Perpetrator Friendly Sexual Violence Prevention: Part 2 – “The flaws in this worldview are easy to spot once this worldview isn’t blindly accepted as the way the world works. Let’s apply the principles of this worldview… Read more →
Complete with the infantilising headline we’ve come to expect from Fairfax media, Asher Moses has written up the ongoing #nestlefamily incident: “Mummy bloggers spit the dummy over Nestle’s spoilt milk” First, Nestlé hung its bloggers out to dry, leaving them to deal – very, very badly – with the PR disaster they co-created. Nestlé then changed its tune and decided… Read more →
Tigtog has been blogging about how, contrary to Chicken Little predictions of electronic media being the end of literacy worldwide, children today are better writers than ever before. I was just watching this interview on “The Twitter Revolution”, Chuck Klosterman on Break Room Live. The interviewer’s critiques of Twitter: – With the amount of information coming at me all the… Read more →