Media Mashup: October 28, 2015

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Cyber War: The U.S. Is Behind The Curve

Of all the forces eroding world order, from Russia’s annexation of Crimea to China’s slicing up the South China Sea, the most misunderstood yet troubling issues are in cyberspace. In the digital age, rule makers are falling behind rule breakers.

http://nationalinterest.org/feature/how-america-can-cross-the-digital-security-divide-14177

Colleges Run Into A Curve

Some well-known colleges and universities have seen a significant drop-off in the numbers of students.  On this list are private liberal arts colleges, where tuition is expensive. Take a look at the top 25 regarding losses.

http://colleges.startclass.com/stories/5256/colleges-biggest-decrease-applications

Newsday and WashPost Toss Hanging Curves

Newsday and The Washington Post–liberal bastions that they are–should be ashamed of their obituaries for the Republican Party. Newsday may have committed the worst transgression by giving space for a column by a former chief of staff for President Obama and a member of Chicago’s Daley machine. Seriously? A news organization gives space to such a Democratic insider to predict the death knell for the opposition?

http://www.newsday.com/opinion/oped/the-gop-s-dysfunction-all-started-with-sarah-palin-1.11012179

Christopher Harper is a longtime journalist, who reported in Europe and the Middle East. He teaches media law and international journalism. Send suggestions and tips to charper@temple.edu.

 

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