How Much Should We Blame the News Media for Donald Trump?

There have been a lot of articles about how the media, needing a way to breathe life into this election 12 months ago, hooked itself up to the Trump Train and rode it through every area of chaos it went, cashing their checks whenever it came into the station to refuel. It really wasn't until they realized that a Trump Presidency was becoming ACTUAL…

How to Make the Front Page of Mashable

I'm going to take a wild uneducated guess, than somewhere between 50-500 start-up tech companies sent press releases, emails, tweets and carrier pigeons to Mashable in the last 2 days, trying to get someone to cover them. Some of them were full of fluff I'm sure, but some of them likely had real news, about doing real things, and expanding into rea…

Syndicated Post – What Channel is Your Phone Turned To?

(Sorry guys - too much to do and too little time.  And since I'm spending more time now posting on the Spring Creek Group blog, my guess is that I'll be reposting some content that I write over there...such as this article.) What Channel is Your Phone Turned To? There was a time when you used your remote to change the channel.  Now m…

Fudzilla Stakes Entire Reputation on the Line With Bold Microsoft Prediction

A Tech blog called Fudzilla announced on December 30, that Micosoft will be laying off 17% of its workforce, which comes out to be about 15,000 people. Now, this is interesting because they don't use the terms "speculate" ""could", "might" or "possibly" to describe the layoff.  The exact quote is "The rumor that Microsoft was set to lay o…