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  • Wikipedia, for and against

    Dang, Eric Hartley wants me to be responsible. In a private note, which he has given me permission to use, along with his name, he gently reproaches me for the rhetorical excesses in my most recent post on Wikipedia. He has something there, as you will...
  • Don't trust Wikipedia on Anselm

    One of my recent posts on the unreliability of Wikipedia caught the eye of Edward Buckner, a medievalist, who shared with me a paper he has written about deficiencies in an Oxford University study of the reliability of Wikipedia. You may be aware of a...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?

    'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?
    If Monday's “The Voice” was a night of shock but little awe, Tuesday night was a night of crappy filler and little justification. After the merciless blow of instant eliminations, Christina Aguilera was called upon to defend herself for her...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Voice' Hits High Note Following Premiere, #DeviousArmy Assembles for Season 3

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus

    Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus
    Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities? Parents panel advice: “Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical...
  • Social Media Buzz: Denzel Washington to Fend Off 'Boxtrolls' at Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Dracula' Drinks In DAR Debut; But 'Mockingjay' Still Stands Strong

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Wikipedia grows up on college campuses

    A trusted bromide in academia is that you become a better student when you become a teacher. Something like that is happening at Wikipedia. The Internet encyclopedia has grown explosively since its creation in 2001, but it quickly earned a reputation...
  • Barbra and Bette -- still going strong after all these years!

    "MOST SUCESSES are unhappy. That is why they are successes. They have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something the world will notice," so said the extremely successful Agatha Christie. I HAVE no pipeline into the psyche of Miss...
  • Horsin' Around: Things to do in the fall

    It would appear that summer is over. It was a pretty good summer as Maryland summers go, not too hot and not very humid either. I kept checking to see if I was actually IN Maryland and, surprise, surprise, I was. Okay, it is time to talk about the...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: YouTube Breathes New Life Into 'A.F.V.', @SportsCenter Goes Long on Twitter

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Google-appointed panel kicks off tour of Europe to debate privacy rights

    BRUSSELS/MADRID (Reuters) - A specialist panel appointed by search engine giant Google to help it implement a landmark court ruling on privacy rights held a meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, their first in a seven-stop tour to gather the views of European...