Monthly Archives: July 2012

Language

On language? Well, not really, but about it. And blogs, too. I’m often told, especially by those in marketing and so-called new media, that short, off-the-cuff, purely responsive quips and slogans are what people want in blogs. No one, such … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman and Obama: Mixed-Race or Black?

On Friday, July 6, MSN Now asked readers if their opinion of Morgan Freeman had changed because he was quoted as saying that Mr. Obama was not the first black president but is mixed-race (http://now.msn.com/morgan-freeman-says-us-doesnt-have-a-black-prez-1). I answered as follows: No: … Continue reading

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