Posts tagged ‘journalism’

Spike

Journalists have recently fallen in love with the word spike used as a verb. This is about data analysis, not touchdown celebrations, beach volleyball, or a story being rejected by an editor. We now read that search warrants from the FISA court have spiked, peanut allergy diagnoses have spiked, the use of filibusters has spiked.…


Best product review

Much talk on Mac blogs this week about product reviews, strong opinions, and the journalists/blogger/fanboy division. I was reminded of that when this popped up in my Twitter stream just a few minutes ago. It is, I believe, the best product review I’ve ever seen. Have acquired and used @LeapCard. Worked smoothly, totally hassle-free so…