Let‘s Not Jump to a Collusion Conclusion on Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Just Yet (from December 4, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

ffDIA Chief: Transparency Builds Public Trust by Claudette Roulo Last Friday’s news of former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleading guilty to lying to FBI agents about his apparent interaction with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak brought quite a dramatic end to the week. Along with the indictment of Paul Manafort, who was once Trump’s campaign manager,…

How Social Media Can Change Your Reality: The Case of Greg Schiano and the Tennessee Head Coaching Position (from December 1, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Photo via Business Insider — http://www.businessinsider.com/greg-schiano-fired-bucs-2013-12 Social media is a strange beast. It provides many of its fans with information faster than any form of media that has ever existed, and all at their fingertips too. Today, media is not just in some select group of people’s hands in a distant studio somewhere. Now, those without any…

Comedienne Michelle Wolf’s Words at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner Were a Success (Even If They Weren’t Funny)

The White House Correspondents Association Dinner, held back in April, was the annual shindig, where a specially selected performer – typically a comedian – gets to ‘roast’ the president and anything or anyone associated with them. Now, the success of the performance of the ‘roaster’ is always relative to the political leanings of any individual…

White Male Desires to Identify as Filipino Opens the Door for a Lot of Questions (from November 28, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv = Is This Old Story an Example of #WhitePrivilege?)

  (Photo via 10News WTSP)   Many people find that their race and/or culture (among other things, such as religion and career) gives their life meaning and rightfully so. One may take pride in the beliefs, art, and/or cuisine that they have learned and enjoy sharing with others. It is quite possible that these things have…

The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Reveals Inconsistency and Heightened Sensitivity (from October 15, 2017 – for The Daily Nerv)

Harvey Weinstein 2011 By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Every since a report from the New York Times came out October 5th detailing the alleged sexual assaults by Harvey Weinstein, the story keeps getting bigger as more stars have come out with their own testimonials of dealings with the Hollywood movie industry giant. What makes…