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Trump Embraces One Of Russia's Favorite Propaganda Tactics — Whataboutism : NPR
Rhetoric is *always* about policy.

> But whataboutism extends beyond rhetoric, said Dmitry Dubrovsky, a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. "It's not only a narrative practice; it's real policy," he said. "For example, the Russians installed a special institute to cover the violation of human rights in the United States."
epistemology  politics  rhetoric  trump 
march 2017 by mcmorgan
Testing, Lists, the Loss of Knowledge and the Development of the Perpetual Present
Lists don't have to be reductive, (a list of 1001 solutions to poverty would not be reductive), and I wonder if it's the list itself that irks or the net genre of the list. Still, one for consideration.
pedagogy  epistemology  lists  notetaking 
may 2014 by mcmorgan
Graham's notes on a PLE model that seeks to fuse/weave together knowledge and process. Most interesting aspect is the reseeding module. And the suggestion that a PLE could have a memory
ple  pln  epistemology 
may 2011 by mcmorgan
Joho the Blog » Transparency is the new objectivity
Dave Weinberger. "transparency is now fulfilling some of objectivity’s old role in the ecology of knowledge." that is, "Transparency gives the reader information by which she can undo some of the unintended effects of the ever-present biases. Transparency brings us to reliability the way objectivity used to."
web2.0  epistemology  journalism 
july 2009 by mcmorgan

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