"It is difficult to comprehend a 21st century movement from the perspective of the 20th century politics, media, and economics in which we are still steeped."
Facebook has always pushed openness and sharing on its users and this latest innovation is bound to spark concern among users who wish to maintain significant privacy controls over their profile and presence.
Television remains the top source of local news for most Americans but many now turn to the internet and cast a wider net for information on specific topics, according to survey results released Monday.
Maria Armoudian is a journalist and educator.
In the post-Katrina era both the government and the public hope to avoid any catastrophic surprises.
The ongoing "phone hacking" scandal in the UK may seem like a distant and isolated issue considering how limited the reporting has been in the U.S. press but it's possible that the media is shying away because it hits too close to home.