Tag Archives: The Facts of Life

Why learn the facts of life? A metaphor

Good haircuts. Fact One. Recently I was at an event attended by several women I hadn’t seen in a long time. During that period, my hair had changed in a major way. It’d gone from a long blunt cut, with … Continue reading

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Fake news, trolls and the facts of life

From 538 Significant Digits: 559 pages and 251 accounts (and my bolding) It’s not only Russians who can troll. Never ones to be outdone, Americans, too, are getting in on the act. For example, an American blogger spread fake stories … Continue reading

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The Fox of Life. Uh, I mean “Facts” of Life.

Today’s New York Times Interpreter newsletter is simultaneously reiterative (we all sort of know what segment of our population gets its news from Fox TV) and alarming. Because way, way too many people get their “reliable source” news from TV, … Continue reading

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