What politicians teach us about the media: Keep talking

Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, made a little news by describing himself as the “most scrutinized politician in America.” He’s not the first politician to observe that he’s getting a lot of media attention, and they never make it sound like a […]

March Madness isn’t for “Ladies”

If you care about words and meaning, March Madness should make you crazy. One practice that continues to be repeated during the otherwise exciting basketball tournament is the unnecessary use of the term “Lady” in front of the nickname of many team names when the women play. You’ve got the […]