The unjust persecution of Julian Assange (and the knock-on effects the media will feel) should be the point we’re discussing—not your personal opinion of him.
Joe Biden published a video explaining how he understood his behavior was untoward. There was an important piece missing, however.
In the wake of Christchurch, there are lessons to be learned about how the media enabled such anti-Muslim sentiment. The solution is simple: make journalism a far more diverse conversation.
Somehow, it’s something we’re yet to master – the public apology. As a scholar of language, it’s easy to spot the holes many plunge into.
In the modern age, false media is all too often promoted as a means to advance the already advanced. I suggest we redirect our technology to those who need it: those outside the official narrative.
As the culture of total war continues, the protections that journalists require become more pressing. We have a right to see what they uncover.
Enabled by their headlines to remake The Last Jedi, the toxic fandom of Star Wars is becoming more powerful than we could ever imagine.
With the Ecuadorian President threatening to revoke Julian Assange’s political asylum if he continues to be Julian Assange, the future is desperately bleak.
Every week, The Big Smoke looks at industry news curated by MediaScope. This week, we look at who reigns supreme over the digital ad space, the push toward crowdsourcing automation, and a break-up letter to ad spend.