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Public vs. Private Organization + the Free Market Economics of Information

The distinction between private space and public space must be very elementary to the way humans think. Take, for example, the Ten Commandments. There are several laws which refer to the private property of people. Thou shalt not steal. Thou … Continue reading Continue reading

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What the Fake News Fiasco Means for Media, the One Percent and the 99% (of the Population, the Popular Vote and the Future of Advertising)

Traditionally – over the past century or so, retard media have used what Noam Chomsky refers to as a “propaganda” model which relies heavily on advertising: ad-based media receive an advertising subsidy that gives them a price-marketing-quality edge, which allows … Continue reading Continue reading

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That’s not really a Publication

I think a lot about publishing and related topics. Recently, it occurred to me that people quite often use the word “publish” quite liberally – in the sense of “to make public”. Well, that also happens to be the original … Continue reading Continue reading

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Information Markets: Messages + Marketing, Anonymity + Authentication

For many, many thousands of years, humans have almost exclusively communicated face-to-face. Some linguists estimate the beginnings of human language to have occurred somewhere around 75 thousand years ago… and if that were so then in my estimation for about … Continue reading Continue reading

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People who almost exclusively base their existence on retard media find the term unacceptable

I have found there is widespread disapproval to the term „retard media“. 😐 I find the disapproval is mostly down to people basing their identity, their social status, their character, etc. on the image of themselves presented in such media. … Continue reading Continue reading

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One Explanation Why People Still Use Retard Media Websites: They Want a Biased Opinion

On another one of my websites, I have started a new feature called „#Literacy #Quiz #Questions“ – I’ve explained it here: „New Feature: Literacy Quiz Questions“. Oddly, there seems to be a somewhat rational reasoning behind the rationale people apparently … Continue reading

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Belief in Brands vs. Belief in Language

Much like retard media, social media are mass media. They do not target a specific social group or individual interest groups… they seek to influence the masses. Let’s first take a small step back to remind ourselves how the era … Continue reading

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All the World’s Millions of Stages

Shakespeare maintained that all the world’s a stage – and that is perhaps a quaint world view which went over quite well with rising states of nationalistic colonialism that were so characteristic of early modern times. Pirates and armies alike … Continue reading

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Your One-Track Mind vs. Pavlovian Commerce

Something I have to confront time and again day after day are people who say „I don’t care if some large internet / online media company tracks me (and/or follows what I am interested in)“… and then they ask me … Continue reading

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Owned vs. pwnd

Just a quick clarification with respect to the so-called “PESO” media model (Paid media, Earned media, Shared media, Owned media) — something which I find creates more confusion than insight — discussed at length by this panel: Today’s panel includes … Continue reading

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