This week, we’re talking about the Internet. We’re also talking tennis. Let’s dive in, shall we?
- Adam Clark Estes of Gizmodo outlines the problems with the United States’ Internet infrastructure. tl;dr: too much copper wire, not enough expensive fibre optic cable.
- Writing for New Republic, Phoebe Maltz Bovy explains the problems with “feelings journalism,” which has become increasingly popular in the liberal media. “Feelings journalism” refers to thinkpieces that project thoughts and feelings onto their subjects, and it’s a practice that I don’t support. While editorials needn’t be concerned with reporting on facts, they should be concerned with analyzing facts. Projected feelings aren’t facts.
- Ben Rothenberg of Slate writes about how match fixing is occurring at the lower ranks of the professional tennis world. It’s an interesting read, since tennis isn’t a sport that people usually associate with corruption.
- Finally, David Auerbach pens a lengthy essay for The American Reader about the internecine conflicts in online leftist movements.
That’s all for now. Feel free to leave comments below. The floor is yours!