Raise a Glass to Country Cousins or How I became interested in Media and Education.
Photo credit: Terry Mockler.
I revisit my youth through The fable of the City Mouse and the Country Mouse. I discover the roots of my interest in Media and Education are personal and idiosyncratic. But how could I have been so wrong about General Hospital?
What Should We Do About Disinformation?
Cartoon-1894 illustration by Frederick Burr Oppenheimer Public Domain
It is a cliche, to say that civilization presents us with more questions than answers. Then what are the stakes in not mentioning a fact? And to quote educator Neil Postman “Whose problem is it?” It appears that nothing that we do or say can be considered neutral. Neutrality is a curse in discourse.