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Articles by Maria Bustillos

“When my cousins’ Facebook timelines make no meaningful distinction between fact-checked magazine stories and flat-out lies from an AdSense scammer or a Fox News propagandist, the means by which meaningful public discourse can happen isn’t only damaged, it’s broken.”
“Media should never be permitted to become a mere megaphone for the exclusive use of the rich to impose their views on the rest of us.”
“Facebook now consists of a stream of advertisements interspersed with your friends’ wedding and baby photos. Why should this organization have any effect whatsoever on news, politics, or any other serious area of our culture?”
“The most interesting thing about the cream rising to the top faster is that the best writers on a given subject can find each other faster.”
The McLuhan manner was to appear anywhere he found interesting, which is to say all over the place, and that willingness was as influential as his ideas.