Category: Communication

The Decline of Print

The Globe and Mail today had a great piece on the deterioration of the newspaper industry and the implications of this for democracy. One of the main concerns is the need for fact based information, rather than the opinion driven contribution of the internet. Quality and reliability are critical to an informed citizenry and to the effectiveness of democracy.


The Skinny Professor recently Twittered (is that a verb?) on a posting by Jason Calacanis about empathy and living life online. Calacanis’ premise is that online communication strips us of the ability to […]