Category archives for Media

Mass Arrest in Occupy Oakland

Watch live streaming video from globalrevolution at I’ve been following use of social media in freedom of speech throughout the Arab Spring…but something is going on in Oakland, California that deserves some attention.

How Romney is Underpaid at $57,000 per day

Photo AP. The release of Gov. Mitt Romney’s tax returns on Tuesday highlights the Presidential candidate’s wealth and the low 14% tax rate that investors enjoy, far less than the 25-35% tax rate that the average American pays for wages. Yes, Gov. Romney’s annual earnings of about $20 million indicate that his dividends and interest…

Photo: :The New York Giants in a December 2008 game against the w:Cincinnati Bengals (Flickr tedkerwin) In 2004, I had a memorable evening dining with NY Giants player Michael Strahan (see “Football Helmet Hits and Brain Injury – What Should Be Done?“) With a repeat match of the NY Giants battling with the New England…

Photo source, Stephanie Taylor. Denver Broncos Quarterback Tim Tebow, as discussed in my last post has captured America’s attention because of spectacular athletic skills and his – some say – shameless display of his religious faith.

Building a résumé that gets an employer’s attention is serious business. Most employers need to be convinced that the candidate can be flexible and is an effective communicator. I have reviewed many résumés over the years, and this one is likely the most unusual.

HuffPost Science Off to a Good Start

Yes, I am well aware of skeptics of The Huffington Post, especially in coverage of science, medicine and technology. Skepticism is a healthy process in science. So let’s look at the facts.

Newt Gingrich, An Invented Professor

Photo source, @mjb’s Flicr Photostream (Matthew Bradley) Prologue: I have a hypothesis: Newt Gingrich, a provocateur reaching for the Republican nomination for President of the United States, has stated that the “Palestinian people are an invented people” – well, Newt Gingrich, while not an invented person, is an invented Professor. Gingrich’s longtime communications aide Rick…

A Patented Mega Millions Number Selector

Who couldn’t use $135 million? Try this, just for fun, if you’re game:

Should Academic Administrators Blog, Tweet?

VPAA Corner Communication between academic administrators, faculty and students has never been easy. Should administrators embrace new media? Should they blog, tweet, post videos on YouTube? Or is it somehow undignified, too familiar?

This article was co-authored with Dr. Morad Abou-Sabe’, President of the Arab American League of Voters of New Jersey. CNN’s Ivan Watson talks to John King from Cairo about his exclusive interview with Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim. {February 9, 2011} The Egyptian revolution of January 25th, 2011 created widespread euphoria of the kind only wide-eyed…