Dirty Words

The misuse of words by those around us is much more common than some would expect. In fact, words are misused with such confidence and frequency that no one else really seems to notice. As someone who has an English degree and a vested interest in maintaining the integrity of the English language, I can’t…

News Amnesia

We need to talk about the 24-hour news cycle. With the increase in connectivity that we’ve seen in the last few decades, news organizations had to respond to the fast-paced environment and be able to provide compelling, immediate stories for audience consumption. In theory, this sounds great. To the audience, this should mean minute-by-minute updates…