Let me present to you William Cronon. He is the Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas research professor of history, geography and environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin. He was recently elected president of the American Historical Association.
In the United States, the mainstream media is bad. It’s bad not because of the talking heads that give us one side of every issue (though that’s part of it), but because they’ve stopped reporting on events that matter– real news.
As any member of this generation knows the internet is not an entirely benevolent place. While we have discussed its role in the political sphere a recent Times article explores the role of search engines in our online purchasing habits and how they can be manipulated. The article, by David Segal, explores the fact that [...]
Over the past few weeks, civil uprisings have been occurring across the Arab world. Beginning in Tunisia, where a horrific act of self-immolation sparked a wave of civil unrest nicknamed the “Jasmine Revolution,” protests have spread to Egypt. Impassioned by the suicide of Mohamed Bouazizi, Tunisian protesters took to the streets in anger over unemployment, [...]
Breaking news. Miley Cyrus smoked. Out of a bong. And it was salvia. Guess what else? She is eighteen-years-old and it’s legal. Personally, I am not the biggest Miley enthusiast since I grew up during Disney Channel’s prime with Boy Meets World, Even Stevens and Smart Guy. But after watching the 2 minute and 36 [...]