My first experiment with Storify

Storify is a website that allows people to tell and curate stories using clippings from Twitter, Facebook and other social media sources on the web. I had been looking for…

From Hart Hall to San Vitale

Is it just me, or does UC Davis’ Hart Hall (below) look a lot like San Vitale, the Early Byzantine-era church in Ravenna, Italy (above)? OK, upon closer inspection, you…

American opportunity

An excerpt from Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders: Throughout my lifetime, politicians and pundits have constantly¬†moaned about terrifying problems facing America. Yet our citizens now live an…

Sensationalizing a UC Davis non-story

Here’s a good opportunity for some media criticism. FoxNews.com posted an article yesterday with the headline, “California University Defines Christians as Oppressors.” The first two paragraphs are enough to reveal…