There’s no such thing as a free internet

This article (Yes, the media bears some responsibility for the rise of Donald Trump) got me thinking about the American desire for stuff to be free (news, social media, online services). We, as a nation, haven’t really reconciled that desire with the fact that stuff has to be paid for.

Why Watch TV News?

I am increasingly perplexed that anyone ever watches TV news any more. Some math: the average person reads 300-400 words per minute. The average news presenter speaks 100-120 words per minute The average 30-minute program on US TV has 8 minutes of ads. The weather takes a good 60 seconds …